Video interview with Paul Leake & Kailash Ray, Part III of III; interviewer Arthur Mandelbaum; Phuket, Thailand, July 2011, length 21:04. In this third interview Paul deals with questions about music & women; later Kailash Ray remembers the great musicians who inspired and influenced both him & Paul, the ones who have now passed beyond.
Samsara is time devouring. Everyone is busy and has obligations. It was difficult to find the time and a conducive place to interview Tabla Paul and Kailash Ray for the Flower Raj and for posterity.
Ustad Baba Allauddin Khan “plays raag jaijaiwanti on sarod, AIR record of 1959-60.movie made by purnabhat.” Thirty minutes with full alap. (Youtube audio/video).
Hemen Chandra Sen Renowned Sarod Maker (died on January 2nd 2010).
Ustad Haafiz Ali Khan (1888–1972) “Even before Ustad Haafiz Ali Khan gave his Sarod his magic touch at a public performance, the atmosphere used to become electric.” (Sarod.com).