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Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Middletown House Concert Series
Kitchen Céilí: Irish, Scottish, American and East Indian Folk Music - 7:30 pm
145 Margarite Rd. Ext.
Middletown, CT 06457
USA
860-983-7963
Price: $20 general, $12 students, $7 children 12 & under

   Kitchen (kich-en) n:  a room for the preparation of food

Céilí (kay-lee) n:  an informal gathering for music, dance, stories, and song

As their name implies, the Irish/New England band Kitchen Céilí aims to serve up healthy portions of spirited tunes and songs in an atmosphere of unpretentious good humor. Their repertoire includes the driving reels and lilting jigs and hornpipes one would find in an Irish pub session, as well as stately waltzes, slow airs, and old and new songs of emigrants, soldiers, lovers, lawyers and computer programmers from both sides of the Atlantic. The band features George Wilson on fiddle, banjo and vocals, Dora Hast on tin whistle and recorders, and Stan Scott on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and vocals

For reservations and directions, please call Jody Cormack 860-983-7963 or email jcormack@wesleyan.edu

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Wallingford Public Library
Folk Music of India, Ireland and North America - 2 to 4 pm
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, Connecticut 06492
USA
203-265-6754
Price: FREE!
A concert of extraordinary folk music from Ireland, Bengal, Assam, and North America, as well as original songs and instrumental pieces inspired by these rich musical traditions.  I'll be singing and playing guitar, banjo and mandolin, and five excellent young singers (Sarah Ajodhi, Amitra Hoq, Jyotsna Karamdas, Sameera Fahmi and Seshank Sekar) will join me in songs from Bengal and Assam.  Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.  Please join us for this unusual concert of folk music from South Asia, northern Europe, and North America.

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Kitchen Ceili: Irish and New England Music - 7 to 8 pm
50 North Main Street
Suffield, Connecticut 06078
USA
860-668-3896
Price: free

Kitchen Ceili (Dora Hast-voice and tinwhistle, George Wilson-voice and fiddle, and Stan Scott-voice, guitar and mandolin), will perform traditional folk music from both sides of the Atlantic.

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Dartmouth College
The Weaver's Song: Classical and Devotional Music of North India - 3 to 5 pm
Collis Commonground, Collis Student Center
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 646-1110
Price: Free to Dartmouth students; $5 general admission; under 12 free

Dr. Stan Scott, recipient of the 2011 Mumbai Music Circle Award for “Contribution to the Cause of Indian Music by an Overseas-Resident Personality,” will perform repertoire from his recent CD The Weaver’s Song:  Bhajans of North India, in a concert featuring songs of Kabir, Surdas, and other great Indian poets and composers.

Dr. Scott (voice and guitar), who teaches North Indian music at Yale and Wesleyan Universities, will be accompanied by Steve Gorn (bansuri-bamboo flute), Nitin Mitta (tabla), Mohan Beltangady (harmonium), and the Rangila Chorus.

Admission is free to Dartmouth students, $5 for community members, free for children under 12.

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Sandisfield Arts Center
Kitchen Ceili in Concert with Irish Step Dancers - 7:30 PM
5 Hammertown Road
Sandisfield, Massachussetts 01255
USA
413-258-4100
Price: $10 adults; $5 children 14 and under

And evening of traditional Irish music and dance with Kitchen Ceili (Stan Scott, voice, guitar and mandolin, George Wilson, voice, fiddle and banjo, and Dora Hast (whistles, recorders and voice).  For additional delight, Stan George and Dora will be joined by a group of champion Irish step dancers.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Windsor Art Center
The Weaver's Song: Classical and Devotional Music of North India - 2 PM
40 Mechanic Street
Windsor, CT 06095
USA
860-688-2528
Price: $10 suggested donation

Dr. Stan Scott, recently returned from a concert tour of India where he received the 2011 Mumbai Music Circle Award for “Contribution to the Cause of Indian Music by an Overseas-Resident Personality,” celebrates the release of his recent CD The Weaver’s Song:  Bhajans of North India, in a concert featuring songs of Kabir, Surdas, and other great Indian poets and composers.  He will be accompanied by Steve Gorn on bansuri-bamboo flute, Mohan Beltangady on harmonium, Monish Dave and Nikhil Menon on tabla, and the Rangila Chorus.

The Windsor Art Center, a converted railway freight house, boasts marvelous acoustics in an intimate performance setting.  The concert will occur amid the pieces of "Radiate," an exhibition of contemporary art of the South Asian diaspora.  Enjoy the music, the exhibition, and a post-concert reception with the musicians with the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of "The Weaver's Song."

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

The Weaver's Song: Bhajans of North India - 6:00 PM
MacMillan Center, 34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
USA
203/436-3517
Price: Free

Dr. Stan Scott, recipient of the 2011 Mumbai Music Circle Award for “Contribution to the Cause of Indian Music by an Overseas-Resident Personality,” will celebrate the release of his CD The Weaver’s Song:  Bhajans of North India in a live concert of North Indian classical and devotional music at Yale University’s Luce Hall Auditorium on Saturday, March 24th, at 6 pm.  Dr. Scott (voice and guitar) will be accompanied by Steve Gorn (bansuri bamboo flute), Nitin Mitta (tabla), Kedar Naphade (harmonium), and the Rangila Chorus.

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

North Indian Music Tour
North Indian Music Tour

 

March 6th: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chowpatty Concert Hall, Mumbai.  Songs of the spring festival of Holi: a standing-room-only audience of 800 listeners gathered to watch Dr. Stan Scott receive the Mumbai Music Forum award before the concert.
March 9th:  Mumbai University:  North Indian classical and devotional singing plus Bengali, Irish and original songs.
March 10th:  Vyas Sangeet Vidyalaya, Mumbai:  North Indian classical and devotional singing plus Irish and original songs.
March 13th:  Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra:  North Indian classical and devotional singing plus Bengali, Irish and original songs.
March 15th:  Delhi University:  North Indian classical and devotional singing plus Bengali, Irish and original songs.
March 16th:  Indian International Centre, New Delhi:  North Indian classical and devotional singing plus Bengali, Irish and original songs.

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Navaratri Festival Concert of North Indian Devotional Music: World Music Hall, Wesleyan University
Stan Scott and the Rangila Ensemble: The Weaver's Song--Bhajans of North India - 1 pm
283 Washington Terrace
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
USA
860-685-3355
Price: FREE!

Stan Scott and the Rangila Ensemble: The Weaver's Song--Bhajans of North India

Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 1pm
World Music Hall
FREE!

Vocalist and guitarist Stan Scott, Private Lessons Teacher in the Wesleyan Music Department, celebrates the release of his new album of North Indian devotional songs. He will be accompanied by Harshal Tole on tabla, Steve Gorn on bamboo flute, Kedar Naphade on harmonium, and the Rangila Chorus. A reception will follow the concert; purchase your autographed first-edition copy of "The Weaver's Song"!

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

VSEI Benefit Concert: Bloomfield Senior Center Auditorium
An Enchanting Evening of Music and Dance of India, presenting " The Weaver's Song--Bhajans of North India" (A CD Release concert with songs of Kabir, Surdas and other Bhakti poets) - 6:30 pm
330 Park Avenue
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
USA
860-223-5684/633-2685/747-4852/646-2795
Price: $30-$25-$20-$15

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

CD RELEASE CONCERT: Orange, Connecticut
THE WEAVER'S SONG CD release concert: STAN SCOTT with Steve Gorn, Nitin Mitta, Hrishi Somayaji and the Rangila Chorus - 6 PM
Nadkarni-Kamath Residence, 926 Rainbow Trail
Orange, CT 06477
203-795-9516/860-343-9165
Price: $15; $10 under 18

CD Release Concert and Party


Purchase your autographed, first-edition CD at the concert!

PLEASE RSVP (for a head count for dinner) to:  Rajani at 203-795-9516, or Dora at 860-343-9165.

Stan (voice and guitar) will be joined on bansuri bamboo flute by Steve Gorn (who has recorded with Paul Simon and Paul Winter and has performed with Hariprasad Chaurasia and Raghunath Seth), tabla by Nitin Mitta (who performs regularly with India’s most renowned touring artists) harmonium by Connecticut’s own Hrishi Somayaji, and vocally by Rajani Nadkarni, Saiyara Fahmi, and other singers of the Rangila Chorus.  CD’s will be available for sale, and there will be a delicious dinner prepared by Stan’s students.

“The Weaver’s Song:  Bhajans of North India,” features devotional songs from the 1400’s to the present day, composed by Kabir, Surdas, and Stan’s own gurus including Pt. Vidyadhar Vyas, Sri Mohan Singh Khangura, and the late Sushil Mukherjee, to whose memory the CD is dedicated.

COME TO HELP US CELEBRATE!