Love of Music (Gathering of Friends)

Hari Bhajan Kaur Singing at Gurdwara

Every once and a while Hari Bhajan Kaur organizes time in the evening for whoever wants to come to the Gurdwara and just sit together and sing/play Gurbani free flowing. You could call it is a Gurbani "Jam" if you like. Basically anyone can sing or play along with whatever instrument. Everything is very casual  and totally improvised as you go, and flows based on who is there. This reminds me of a similar music session with Sikh friends in Malaysia.

A few weeks ago I saw an email sent around inviting people for a musical get-together. I wasn’t able to attend, so I scheduled my computer to record it. Luckily they used the Gurdwara sound system (microphones) so I was able to get the audio.

Here is an audio file of them getting started with a very meditative (I think one might call it "Alaap" style) …Waheguru chanting. I love the background guitar and other female backup vocals. Keep in mind that this is a live recording of an improvised session.

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If you like this track you can hear/download more music sung by Hari Bhajan Kaur in the Audio/Video Archive. (Or do a search on the blog for her name and you’ll get all the info and downloads).