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Musical Joy from Shakti

This rendition of "Joy" from the first Shakti album is indeed a joy to listen to. McLaughlin, Shankar, Hussein, and Company blissfully proving that chops are not always about ego.

by Jon Davis, Published 2016-09-16


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Zakir Hussein, John McLaughlin, L. Shankar, Shakti / Remember Shakti

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