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Raghu Dixit Session

Lopa Kothari with tracks from across the globe and a session from Indian singer-songwriter Raghu Dixit.

Recently nominated as best Newcomer in this year's 'Songlines' Awards, Raghu Dixit is becoming known internationally, with songs rooted in traditional Indian words and melodies but still thoroughly 21st century. He trained as an Indian classical dancer, but also studied microbiology, before discovering the guitar and his own strong, distinctive voice quality. A recent appearance on BBC TV's Jools Holland show led to one of his songs becoming an instant download hit, and this year he'll be making several appearances at festivals in the UK and in Europe. He recently gave a concert as part of London South Bank's 'Alchemy' Festival.

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Fri 6 May 2011 23:00

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