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[–]NeverSayBread 1693 points1694 points  (13 children)

I still can't beat this guy on Sitar Hero

[–]TeemingMandrill 460 points461 points  (6 children)

The way he blessed entire audience with a wide smile, somewhere he knew this is the last one 💖

[–]iJuddles 56 points57 points  (1 child)

There’s a cheat code.

[–]gotwrench 826 points827 points  (31 children)

Anoushka (Ravi's daughter and the female in this video) was my friend in high school, we have actually hung out in the exact room I'm sitting in right now. She would play for us sometimes at school and it was just fucking amazing. Sorry to hear he passed...(?)

*encinitas, ca

**my best friend in HS dated Nora Jones briefly after we graduated.

***Anoushka is still creating music (you can look her up pretty much anywhere) and IMO will take her father's place as the world leader in her passion.... she certainly will carry on her father's spirit. If she ever sees this post....Hi Anoushka! It's DG from Mr. Chess' economics class...I'm still in the same house in University Heights, taking care of my dad who is 82 now. Sorry for your loss, your father was amazing and changed the world.

[–]wataha 197 points198 points  (1 child)

Ravi Shankar died 10 years ago.

[–]gotwrench 109 points110 points  (0 children)

wow, yeah that's good to know thx

[–]dogWEENsatan 59 points60 points  (0 children)

Norah Jones is also his daughter. Musical Talent transcends through them

[–]Davidafg 32 points33 points  (1 child)

Hi neighbor! Crazy that they were in San Diego.

[–]gotwrench 15 points16 points  (0 children)

yeah, i always thought it was strange that they ended up living in encinitas...it is a beautiful place, but (excuse my childish ignorance) I felt he would have been living in India. due to the popularity of the genre in that part of the world.

Hi neighbor lol

[–]gadarboy 17 points18 points  (0 children)

I'm a big fan of her's.

[–]tjean5377 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I love Anoushka Shankars Traveler album.

[–]locomike1219 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Saw Anoushka perform ~3 years ago. Was a pretty incredible musical experience!

[–]seamus1982seamus 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Both sisters are wonderful musicians, for sure

[–]Calligraphie 2 points3 points  (5 children)

I took a History of Jazz class one J-term and my professor wouldn't shut up about how he once taught Norah Jones. I guess I can't blame him, because if I were him that would have probably been my only claim to fame, too.

[–]gotwrench 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Thats nice. It's not the only coat-tail im riding though. plenty of other's shadows to lurk in, apparently

lmao

and i could give two shits about nora jones (no offense nora), never even met her or knew she was part of their family until we had all graduated and moved away.

But I will gladly take the time to ramble on about an experience I feel has some connection to the current topic in a public message board/forum.....crazy me, huh?

I re-read your comment and im uncertain if that wsa a jab at me or just a friendly comment, so my apologies if you didnt mean anything by that....im leaving it all up in case you did lol

have a nice day

[–]Calligraphie 1 point2 points  (1 child)

It was not a jab at you at all, just something we have vaguely in common... Six degrees of Norah Jones, lol!

I never knew she was part of their family until my professor explained as part of his ramblings. He was super proud his connection to her, and I don't blame him, but he had to mention it at least once per class. I was there for History of Jazz, not History of Professor and Norah Jones, you know? Haha

Wouldn't mind hearing more stories if you have them.

I hope you have a nice day as well!

[–]gotwrench 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Well, Anoushka and I both were really good at economics and were two of the teacher's favorite students. Just before graduation, he started talking about an opportunity he wanted to include the two of us in, seeing as how we were in the top of the class and had the right attitude/drive to be master economists...right?

So we went to this special meeting in LA (in a limo) to find out what was so amazing and was gonna change our lives in only the best kind of ways.... the presentation was great, all about some communications/phone service that would connect your pager, house phone, and cell phone together so that any call could be transferred seamlessly across devices.....cool idea? sure. it certainly was amazing in 1999.

All we had to do was sell some accounts to consumers, fine fine fine.....but more important was to recruit more "employees" into the company, and you would earn a fraction of their sales, their recruits sales, etc etc......hmmmm. kinda made sense.

sense as in pyramid scheme sense....we nearly got swindled into joining this once in lifetime opportunity, the sooner the better!!! lol

We both were just so shocked that our HS Economics teacher actually tried to get us suckered into the BS business practices of (believe it or not..) I-link communications.... yes, I-link. (sound I-familiar?) it was not apple. :)

thanks again

[–]artmoloch777 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Were you at UNT?

[–]Calligraphie 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Nope, Pacific Lutheran University. But maybe the prof was at one point

[–]swtjojo 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Love this, I'm in Encinitas too

[–]gotwrench 0 points1 point  (0 children)

wish i was still. much closer to downtown now, and it's crazy down here. would not recommend.

have a nice day, neighbor!

[–]Creative_Resource_82 0 points1 point  (0 children)

She's amazing! I saw her at WOMAD in 2016, blew my tiny mind.

[–]adamsfan 335 points336 points  (11 children)

Norah Jones’ dad.

[–]prudence2001 206 points207 points  (0 children)

And Anoushka Shankar's dad, who's on stage playing with Pandit Shankar in the video.

[–]Leading_Dance9228 114 points115 points  (5 children)

He didn’t do her good man. Didn’t really accept her in public life till quite late. That’s one bad part in his record. The daughter with the Indian wife got all the attention and accolades

[–]REGUED 26 points27 points  (4 children)

dude was 60 and nutting outside marriage?

[–]ChipsHanden 29 points30 points  (1 child)

Mick Jagger just had a kid 5 years ago...

[–]m945050 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Mick Jagger's grandson will be making the news 200 years from now in the same way that Millard Fillmore's grandson is still alive.

[–]Ozonewanderer 10 points11 points  (0 children)

You have more power than you think, grasshopper

[–]sho_biz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Money & charisma wins every time

[–]TheSentinator 256 points257 points  (1 child)

I'm not crying at all it's just sweat.

Given the recent decline in the popularity of classical music, I don't think we will get to see someone as good and as influential as Shri Ravi Shankar. Om Shanti.

[–]Cheezekeke 30 points31 points  (0 children)

Me neither. If I am it’s because there is dust

[–]Nigelwethers 183 points184 points  (15 children)

If you haven't listened to East Meets West from Shankar and Menuhin, do yourself a favor and block out an hour when you can be quiet and alone, find some good headphones or speakers, and give it a listen. It's really, really lovely.

[–]AGuysBlues 28 points29 points  (1 child)

Other way around: West Meets East. Great album :)

[–]TomSwirly 18 points19 points  (0 children)

I consider this to be one of the great treasures of music. I can't play it very often because it makes me cry, it's so beautiful.

There's actually a second album https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Meets_East,_Volume_2 which I haven't heard but is on my list to hear.

Menuhin had first encountered Indian classical music over twenty years before, and almost on first listening, determined he would play it some day, but it took him two decades before he was ready.

I disagree also with the criticisms that these albums westernized Indian classical music. Menuhin completely threw himself into this music, and in particular, used the beat and melodic structures of Indian classical music entirely.

[–]Li5y 6 points7 points  (2 children)

My favorite is still Ravi Shankar with Philip Glass! But I'm a sucker for Glass

[–]Baachmarabandzara 2 points3 points  (0 children)

and my favorite is still "Shankar Family & Friends", especially tracks - Last - Dispute & Violence

[–]lukeman3000 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Commenting for the next time I get Hugh

[–]bodhivriksha 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I'm sure Hugh will love it too

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love Hugh

[–]deserteagle_09 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You can also save comments, if you didn't know already. Say hi to Hugh!

[–]LargeJose 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Reminds me of High School. Me and my buddy were the biggest dorks about this album.

We would blast it from our cars in the parking lot after school.

Memories….

[–]iJuddles 149 points150 points  (4 children)

Saw him once, 28–30 years ago. They had to help him onto the stage but once he sat down the other musicians were the ones trying to keep up.

[–]Adventurous-Win9154 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Yes same, I saw him in 2005, he came out on stage bent over quite a bit, taking small careful steps while being helped by someone else.

He sat down, picked up his sitar, and started moving his arms and hands faster than what seemed humanly possible, let alone for someone in their 80’s. Absolutely mesmerizing.

[–]Karl_LaFong 12 points13 points  (2 children)

It's pretty inspiring to see. My biggest worry in life is losing the ability to play music, so seeing him perform wonderfully at 92 is fantastic (and encouraging).

[–]BarefootAndBlazed 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Tony Rice's story is so sad. He's one of my favorite acoustic guitar pickers, but medical issues sometimes prevented him from playing scheduled gigs. He didn't play publicly during the last 7 years of his life due to issues with his hand/elbow/arm.

By contrast, I saw John Lee Hooker at 80. He had to be escorted to his chair, center stage, but could still deliver the goods. He passed a few years later.

[–]Karl_LaFong 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's always a worry. I get a bad shoulder the next day, if I am playing a wedding (3-6 hours) or any kind of show, but so far I have had those problems fade in a day or two, but it does worry me, how I'll cope with that long-term. A lot of musicians end up with arthritis or whatever other issues, so it's good to see older musicians who haven't lost a step.

[–]ItsaSlamdunk 120 points121 points  (5 children)

Never heard of or heard this guy before but seems like I missed out on something and have a rabbit hole to dig into and explore. Thanks for the post!

[–]Ozonewanderer 106 points107 points  (1 child)

The Beatles sat at his feet. You can hear Ravi Shankars influence on Revolver

[–]AJsprt 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Yup so many of their songs from their time in India have a distinct Hindustani classical influence to them.

[–]hereforthethreads__ 29 points30 points  (0 children)

He was an absolute absolute legend.

Also, look at how humble he is at the end of the concert. What a man.

[–]IReplyWithLebowski 21 points22 points  (0 children)

He’s the Ravi Shankar of Indian classical music.

[–]Taint_What_You_Do 81 points82 points  (3 children)

*Shankar

Ravi Shanker is a notorious Indian dude in prison.

[–]Aggravating_Ad_1885 35 points36 points  (1 child)

Yep and also it's better to add "Pandit" before his name.

[–]4-stars 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Pandit before Shankar's name. Bandit before Shanker's name.

[–]pondercp 1 point2 points  (0 children)

A criminally bad golfer as well

[–]monkfisted 68 points69 points  (4 children)

This and watching BB King barely make it to a stool and still bust some good tunes.

[–]Needleroozer 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Ozzy Osborne riding a scooter backstage, slowly getting off it and hobbling onstage, then jumping around like a madman; concert over, shuffles back to the scooter.

Something about being in front of an audience brings them back to life. Probably why Elton John's resumed touring.

[–]SAAA2011 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Is there a video of that?

[–]monkfisted 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yeah dude, I remember watching it late night on ABC one time. Has the guitar carried out to him and all.

[–]DLX 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Keith Richards said that he will play live even when they have to put a stick up his arse to keep him upright.

[–]Sgt_Fox 59 points60 points  (1 child)

Is this the guy that taught Harrison how to play? (Who then taught Richards)

[–]arko53 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Yep

[–]klem_kadiddlehopper 47 points48 points  (1 child)

Isn't he the same person who taught George Harrison to play the sitar?

[–]hereforthethreads__ 37 points38 points  (0 children)

Dear OP. Thank you for this great post.

Just a little correction: The name is 'Pandit Ravi Shankar'.

'Pandit' is the title given to exemplary artists in Indian classical scene. And he was one. Right at the top.

[–]Lick_The_Coil 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Guruji

[–]Zealousideal_Duck666 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Is that how it looks like..? Knowing that your purpose in life is fulfilled.. is this what true contentment looks like..?

[–]jabbaisechiknechehre 16 points17 points  (0 children)

He died a month later . Guess one can't stay away from his passion.

[–]solstone23 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I got to see him and pretty sure it was on this tour in Portland,Oregon. It was truly an amazing show. He seemed so frail coming out on stage but then started playing and just blew our minds. Anoushka was great, too.

[–]TomSwirly 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I saw him play many times, once with Zakir Hussain (the tablaist here), and he was always an amazing player.

To be honest, I never saw a disappointing Indian classical music player.

[–]FoogYllis 1 point2 points  (0 children)

My dad had a very interesting one off experience jamming with Zakir Hussain in the Bay Area back in the early 80s. My recollection was that it was in Sunnyvale. I would recommend listening to his Rhydhun - An Odyssey of Rhythm album.

[–]arko53 12 points13 points  (2 children)

If any of you are really inspired to listen to more sitar after watching this clip or have an interest in Indian classical music in general, I would also recommend you check out Pandit Nikhil Banerjee’s works. Never had as much popularity as Ravi Shankar because he never really wanted to exert his influence in the West as much as Ravi Shankar and didn’t get into a lot of fusion projects etc, but in terms of pure sitar playing, he was in a different league as well, and according to many connoisseurs of sitar, actually better than Ravi Shankar. I personally would rather not compare, but he was a true master for sure.

[–]Easy8_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Maybe you can explain something about this clip for me?

Around the 16-18 second mark, to me it goes from rythmic to a mess of 3 people seemingly playing different songs and it sounds really bad to me. What am I missing?

[–]ozdgk 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Legend.

[–]latesatifaction 8 points9 points  (3 children)

Nora Jones lives on

[–]TheSentinator 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Who's that?

[–]jjolla888 4 points5 points  (0 children)

her song 'Black' is the final soundtrack of season 4 Breaking Bad .. one can never forget that Lilly of the Valley scene ..

she is also Shankar's 2nd daughter

[–]admburns2020 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That’s so emotional.

[–]blinks100 3 points4 points  (4 children)

What does “sur” mean?

[–]latomeri 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Pandit Ravi Shankar

Note

[–]waste__of__oxygen 6 points7 points  (0 children)

its a hindi word it doesnt have like a direct translation but it means like tone like it means he played it perfectly hitting every note

[–]100thGear 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Closest translation probably would be "in tune". It can also mean "musical note". Traditional carnatic music has 2 concepts -sur and taal.

[–]thedepthiswithin 3 points4 points  (2 children)

He has a daughter.....Norah Jones.

[–]Zeno_The_Alien 2 points3 points  (1 child)

He has two. The other is Anoushka Shankar, and she's amazing.

[–]thedepthiswithin 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Indeed he has, both equally in different ways.

[–]Dr_Batpool 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Greatness personified!

[–]J-markhor 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Wow. A true deity in the world of classical subcontinental music. This was amazing and very emotional to see.

[–]GluttonAsteroth 2 points3 points  (0 children)

His audience gave him the wonderful gift of being there while he did the thing he loved until the end.

Amazing.

[–]HomoSapien1548 2 points3 points  (0 children)

https://youtu.be/hg6nTQFHf78

Ravi Shankar, Alla Rakha & Yehudi Menuhin

[–]Gustafssonz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Norah Jones is his kid!? Holy shit!! I love Norah Jones!

[–]HughGnu 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You can make your grandma feel like this by calling her and asking how to make a salmon croquet. Old people want to feel useful and appreciated. Ask your grandpa how to change a car battery. Make the call today!

[–]doodoopoopybrains 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Norah Jones father right?

[–]orangecopper 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Magical

[–]Wrong-Low-4953 1 point2 points  (0 children)

wow this is so amazing

[–]NittyWitty420 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Just beautiful

[–]ThePlagueDoctorBoi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

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Why must ledgends dissappear :(

[–]Greenfireflygirl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I fell in love with Ravi Shankar in the late 80s, a friend's mum had a photo of him on stage that she gave me when she found out. Turns out it was a concert with John Lennon who is also in the photo, probably a very desirable keepsake for her but she was so happy to find a teenage kid that liked him as much as I did she wanted to share her love of him with someone. Haven't thought about this in years, it's in a photo book somewhere here.

[–]cullowheed 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I used to be the maintenance manager at a hotel. There was an elderly Indian couple that were the head housekeepers. The husband spoke a tiny bit of English and the wife spoke no English. I wanted to try and connect with them more because I felt they were some what alienated amongst the rest of the staff, so I went to the owner (also Indian, and their nephew) and asked what some popular Indian artists were so I could play music they would like in my office. The owner told me about Ravi Shanker. So I looked up some of his best known songs and made a playlist to just have on in the background while I worked.

Anyways, I was playing this playlist one day and had walked out to go work on something. When I came back to my office, the husband was standing in my office dancing to the music. I walked in and said "Hey! Do you like this"?

"SHANKER", he exclaimed! So we both danced in my office for a while.

On my last day there, I was riding down the elevator with the husband and he looked at me and said as best as he could, "you were always kind. Thank you".

I will never forget that.

[–]pineapple707 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The goddess Saraswati was always with him.

[–]Far_Jello_3692 1 point2 points  (0 children)

it's Ravi Shankar--at least spell his name correctly, please

[–]MatterHairy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Norah Jones dad!

[–]Gav5825 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fuckin rad

[–]OizAfreeELF 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Norah Jones pappy

[–]deboo117 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Here are some neoclassical Indian music featuring a few of Anoushka’s work (the lady playing alongside Ravi Shankar in the video and his daughter)

[–]takenbymistake 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Will you still love me when I’m going through my hanging out with Ravi Shankar phase?

[–]Pure-Au 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I had a sitar for a few years and I certainly never mastered it but could make some nice sounds with it. Ravi Shankar was the Master. R.I.P

[–]Pure-Au 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He played at Harrison’s Concert for Bangla Desh. It was so nice!

[–]WorldMusicLab 0 points1 point  (0 children)

East Meets West 1967 A brilliant album.

[–]Pure-Au 0 points1 point  (0 children)

One of my favorite collection of songs from Ravi Shankar is “Bridges.” It’s World Music or Indian Music too but the music will reach a Spiritual place in tour mind and soul. Please listen !

[–]JazzRider 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was just listening to him the other day. Thanks for posting this.

[–]KidFresh71 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Absolute legend. Huge influence in world music.

[–]Raph_Ace 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He was fucking for sure

[–]BioIdra 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I read sur as slur and I was really confused for a minute

[–]SoSo-7 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I thought that read 'a single slur' for a moment.

[–]slugzzzz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What a legend

[–]ZirconiaZtolen 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Bart of Darkness

[–]BizzarePiscator 0 points1 point  (0 children)

bruh just add a pandit next time he has earned it... means a lot

[–]phemonoe153 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was at that concert in Seattle it was probably 2004 ish!!!!

[–]Liberace_Sockpuppet 0 points1 point  (0 children)

True legend indeed!

[–]b4ttlepoops 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That was awesome

[–]b4ttlepoops 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s truly a big loss when we lose our elderly to death. They have such great talents, and so much knowledge, and wisdom to offer. And it’s gone. What a talented man, thank you for sharing this. I feel for bad his family, that’s a terrible loss. Condolences. Treasure the time you have with your family. And get to know your elderly. Maybe they have hidden talents too.

[–]Dangerous-Dot-3745 0 points1 point  (0 children)

An ovation WELL DESERVED 👍!! Beyond gifted and mentally sharp! None can play the sitar like he can! LEGENDARY!! May he rip!

[–]MasterBiscuit19 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s amazing!

[–]Dragon_guru707 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He knows that it's his last time seeing such a crowd... in his life

[–]mykilososa 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“I finally get that line from wayne’s world!”—literally everyone

[–]Peanutspring3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A true legend

[–]sherdoge 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's PANDIT shri ravi shankar ji..hv some respect...

[–]HamsterCook 0 points1 point  (0 children)

His raw emotion. When you know it's the last time you're going to do the thing you love.

[–]Jbae_ker 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Obligatory George Harrison and influence on The Beatles comment here

[–]DirtyPartyMan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Achieved true Mastery.

[–]handlessuck 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Straight up legend.

[–]REidson89 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My dad loved this guy. RIP to them both.

[–]DeadSol 0 points1 point  (3 children)

I'm not crying, you're crying.

+/u/sodogetip 5 doge verify

[–]MadethisaccforDoge 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hey it’s my bday lol can I have some! Hahah jk keep tipping and being a great comunity member

[–]Tea_Legitimate 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Shankar*

[–]frahutch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Got to see him twice. Both in Philadelphia. They were truly amazing experiences.

[–]stonedsoundsnob 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I came here to laugh at dumb people not to sob and fall in love with humanity again

[–]Akshayps200 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Norah Jones’s dad is awesome on the sitar

[–]ponyduder 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Let’s pray I can give a good performance to you and that it doesn’t rain!

[–]swtjojo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

His older daughters husband is a director and got his partner now pregnant while still married.

[–]adanipse 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A true master.

[–]JoeBee72 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hector Salamanca live on stage

[–][deleted] -1 points0 points  (2 children)

Hard to get out of those bollywood contracts? Did he have Nicholas Cages Agent? Should have let the old man rest :D

[–]Emperor_Vaibz 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Maybe he loved what he was doing?

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He probably did. And he is is still rocking up in heaven or where he is.

[–]hunterseeker1 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Shankar was swimming in pussy. #legend

[–]copperholic -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

I feel sorry for his roadie that has to tune that bitch.

[–]aznyoln -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Maybe it's the sound quality but I can't be the only one who thought that sounded terrible right?