Cross-Cultural Tunes: From Indian Ragas to Jazz Riffs

Saint Louis In Tune

Mar 27 2024 • 52 mins

Saint Louis In Tune welcomes Seema Kasturi, a practitioner of Carnatic Classical music from St. Louis. Seema shares insights on her upcoming show, Harmony in Music, which aims to blend Carnatic classical music with Western improvisation, including jazz and other genres, alongside English literature for broader comprehension. The segment underlines the collaborative essence of music across cultures and highlights the event scheduled for April 6th at the Grandel Theatre. Besides musical endeavors, the episode also touches on an St. Louis Cardinals' history, Yogi Berra's famous quotes, and various recognitions of national and international observances.

[00:00] Fusion of Musical Genres: A Unique Blend

[00:27] Welcome to St. Louis In Tune: A Fresh Perspective

[01:04] Civility and Parking Etiquette: A Light-hearted Banter

[02:19] Introducing Seema Kasturi: A Maestro of Carnatic Classical Music

[02:53] Harmony in Music: A Fusion Concert Preview

[03:14] The Art of Improvisation: Blending Carnatic and Jazz

[09:12] Exploring Carnatic Music: Scales, Improvisation, and Rehearsals

[14:17] A Multifaceted Talent: From Music to Software Engineering

[17:46] Engaging with the Audience: The Power of Interactive Performances

[20:23] Bridging Cultures Through Music: Seema Kasturi's Vision

[23:05] The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation: A Call for Commemoration

[24:07] St. Louis In Tune: A Platform for Informative Stories

[25:42] Harmony and Music: A Final Reminder

[31:35] Nostalgic Baseball Memories and Stadium Experiences

[32:38] Stadium Amenities and Changes Over Time

[34:36] Historical Highlights and Cardinal Achievements

[36:34] Unique Stadium Events and Fan Experiences

[38:24] Concerts and Other Events at the Stadium

[41:17] National Days and Fun Facts

[47:06] Yogi Berra's Wisdom and Legacy


This is Season 7! For more episodes, go to stlintune.com

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