Music has many takers in the city. This Saturday, get a taste of global fusion music. The French band `Jugal Bandi' will perform at AKG Hall at 6.30 p.m., on June 10. The artistes are Richard Bernet (sarod), Nabankur Bhattacharya (tabla), Ricco (trumpet), Saon Bamba Camara (singer), Hamid Gribi (percussions) and Laurent Pernice (base guitar).Bernet an aficionado of Indian music and a sarod player and Ricco, a trumpeter, met during a radio show on improvised music. Their first improvised notes evolved into Jugal Bandi. Jugal Bandi proposes a new reading of traditional African and Indian texts. There is a preference for the culture of each musician, which is essential for exchange and dialogue, as was proved in the course of their collaboration. The event has been organised by Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum in association with the embassy of France in India, HSBC and Muthoot Plaza Hotel. The event is open to the public.Contact: 2320666/5578808

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