The Other Festival - 2000  
     Dec 1- 7, 2000. Museum Theatre, Chennai (Madras) India.  
    Music. Dance. Drama. Art. You.
    DECEMBER 5, 2000   
    7.30pm - "WORLD MUSIC"  
     
     
    VIBRATION SOCIETY based in Auroville, Tamil Nadu, includes musicians from Italy, england, Spain, France and India. Vibration Society is a truly multi-cultural band.  

    DIVAKAR SUBRAMANIAM - (Kangira and vocals) From Chennai, Divakar has been a student of Carnatic music for over 20 years, and has performed with musicians throughout India as well as in Europe. More recently he has also been involved with bands as diverse stylistically as rock, funk, pop and jazz.  

    STEFANO MORO - (Alto Saxophone) Despite having only started playing the saxophone at the age of 28, Stefano has enjoyed success with a great variety of bands in Europe, America as well as in India. More recently he has performed with musicians such as Amit Heri, and Louis Banks.  

    MATTHEW LITTLEWOOD - (Keyboard) Originally from England, Matthew recently completed a 3 year music degree in Exeter UK, studying both saxophone and piano. Whilst in his home country he worked regularly with a number of different bands, particularly in the fields off jazz and funk.    

    TXUMA PRATT - (Bass Guitar) Having played over 3000 hours of live music touring Spain with his own band, Txuma has been in Auroville since 1995. Since then he has continued to be actively involved in a wide variety of bands both in and outside Auroville.  

    SURESH BASCARAN - (Drums) Now living in Pondicherry, Suresh spent most of his childhood and education in France. As well as excelling in drums, since five years he has also been studying Tabla, and has recently enjoyed a one year scholarship of study in Calcutta.  

    PIERO ACQUARON - (electric guitar ) of French nationality, Piero is a talented guitar player with many years of experience and touring with various rock bands. 

    Through a repertoire of original compositions, the group provides a lively mixture of Rock, Funk and Jazz, combined with traditional Indian instruments and ideas. Formed only six months ago, the group has already enjoyed success with performances in both Chennai and Auroville and has also produced a live CD.   

     

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