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Shoshan – Shye Ben-Tzur

Breathing the sweet sanctity of a Sufi shrine, melodies come unbidden to musician and composerĀ Shye Ben-Tzur. And they burst into full blossom onĀ Shoshan (EarthSync, distributed by White Swan; September 16, 2010), a funky filigree of unexpected trans-cultural devotional songs encompassing the soaring sounds of Rajastan, the literary cadences of Hebrew, and the pulse of a rock bass line.

Devotional Grooves: Shye Ben-Tzur Finds the Divine Unity of Rajasthani Funk, Sufi Qawwali, and Hebrew Poetry



“Daras Bin”