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A special day of music for a very important cause…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 19, 2007

Ali Akbar College of Music presents …

How To Live! II

Summer Solstice Benefit Concert for Liza Matlack

AAIA - Ali Akbar College of Music (Logo)             AAIA - Anniversary 1967-2007

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, Noon to Midnight
Tim Witter’s “Compound”
1561 8th Street
West Oakland
(near the West Oakland Bart)

$20-100 Suggested Donation, No One Turned Away for Lack Of Funds.

Call: 415.939.0145 for info

This 12-hour long Benefit Concert and Summer Solstice Celebration features world fusion rhythm and dance from an eclectic blend of artists from the Bay Area and beyond. Expect performances of dance and music all day long, face painting, auction at 8 PM, a bake sale, and food. The event is a benefit for Liza Matlack(a longtime bay area dancer and educator) who was diagnosed with acute leukemia in August, 2006. Liza is still battling this disease at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, accompanied by her partner, Tabla Rasa co-founder Jim Santi Owen. The $20 minimum donation at the door goes toward the Liza Matlack “How to Live!” fund to help cover medical, travel, caregiver, and other related costs for her ongoing treatment.


Kaushiki Chakraborty – Vocal
Parthasarathi Desikan – Vocal
accompanied by
Shahbaz Hussain – Tabla

Saturday, July 14th at 7:30pm

At the AACM, 215 West End Ave, San Rafael

Tickets available at the door only
$25 general $20 members/seniors/students

(06/19/2007 – Source: AACA – Ali Akbar College of Music, located at 123 Fake Street, Sample City, Test State 11111 (USA))

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Tata Indicom launches Internet Radio on Mobile…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 19, 2007

BANGALORE: Tata Indicom (TI) has announced the launch of ‘Tata Indicom Mobile Internet Radio’, a live streaming world radio-casts in English, Hindi, Telegu, Tamil and other international languages with MP3 quality sound.

Tata Indicom launches internet radio on mobile …

TI has teamed with 41 global international and local radio stations. The service brings together content from major international music, news and sports and Indian radio stations, including Bloomberg, BBC, CNN, Fox Radio, ESPN Radio and Seattle WM.

Called Cell Radio Links, the Brew is an application from the US-based Locate-It Info.

The service is initially available on Motorazr V3C, Samsung Wideo and Motorola World Phone with a subscription charge of Rs 25 for 15 days across all TI’s circles including those markets where FM services haven’t commenced as yet. Eventually the services would be made available even on low-end Brew enabled handsets.

“This innovative product is easy and fun to use and in fact the wireless technology doesn’t even get in the way of a stellar musical experience,” said Tata Teleservice president of value added services Pankaj Seth.

“We have identified mobile entertainment as a key growth driver and we are confident that this radio services will help deliver us expand our market reach and drive new revenues, besides delivering- an amazing radio experience to our customers/subscribers,” he added.

TI claims to have the largest collection of mobile entertainment and infotainment content available on the handset. With this product, TI is the first and currently the only Indian carrier to enable mobile portability of online subscription music and news.

(19 June 2007 –

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eBay & Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy partner to promote…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on June 19, 2007

eBay & Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy partner to promote careers in music

MUMBAI: eBay India and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy, have entered into a partnership which will allow eBay users worldwide to showcase their singing talent.

Interested aspirants can purchase the admission forms online on eBay India for Rs 600 to apply to the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy.

eBay India -   SaReGaMa Sa Re Ga Ma Academy

Post submission of the admission forms, the applicants will be auditioned by the Academy mentors at four Indian cities and 40 talented singers will be chosen for the one year programme. These students will be trained so that they have a solid foundation to kick-start their career as performing musicians.

This is the first ever sale of an educational institute’s admission forms on eBay India, states an official press release.

eBay India spokesperson Deepa Thomas said, “This is for the first time that an educational institute is selling its application forms on eBay India. We are pleased to be associated with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy to boost Indian singing talent. Millions of aspiring Indian singers from across 670 cities in India and 150 countries worldwide can avail of this great career opportunity by logging on to eBay.”

Admission forms for the first batch of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy are available on eBay India until 25 June.

Said Gajendrra Siingh, the man behind the talent shows and the current producer of Star Voice of India, “The Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy has always been my dream. I wanted to build a platform for aspirants who have a great love for music and want to make a mark in the world of music. We have tied up with eBay to make the forms accessible to all talented singers.”

The one year residential programme at Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy lays emphasis on overall personality development boasts a curriculum with daily music sessions, grooming sessions, critical insights on song recordings, mini show of the students every three months and a continuous assessment throughout the course.

The Academy consists of faculty stalwarts like like Ustaad Bismillah Khan, Girija Devi, Pt. Ravi Shankar, Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh among others.

(19th June 2007 –

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