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
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-design.ch- sound mixing
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.