More Piya CD-Tarana, Released on: 2019-12-06 by Unit Records, Switzerland ℗ 2019 NANDIGHOSHA GROUP

‘More Piya’ is an original song composed by Switzerland based Hindustani classical singer/composer Dr Bijayashree Samal and arranged by Jazz pianist Bruno Steffen, also based in Switzerland. The song celebrates the immortal love story of Radha and Krishna in India and blends together the ethereal beauty of Hindustani classical music with the very flamboyant Jazz. The song is based on Raga Bilaskhani Todi sung in early morning between 6–9am.

Genre: Indian spiced Jazz/ World music/ Indo-Jazz Fusion

Music Credits

Bijayashree Samal- vocals, composition

Bruno Steffen- piano, harmonium, programming, arranging

Ekkehard Sassenhausen- alto saxes, bass clarinet

Rätus Flisch- bass

Robert Mark- drums, percussion

Vivek Bhurtun- Tabla

Andy Kruesi/ sound mixing

Video Credits

Jürg Rufer, Marianne Rufer, Alvin Devonas- Camera

Jürg Rufer- Video post production

Jonas Eckert – Tabla shots for Vivek Bhurtun

℗ 2022, SUISA, Nandighosha, Bijayashree Samal

We are thankful to Kirchgemeindehaus Hottinggen, Zurich Special thanks to Lotterriefund Des Kantons Thurgau.