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Tom Prasada-Rao

Tom Prasada-Rao

Folk / World / Rumi Richardson, TX  US
Better Angels
Better Angels
Travel Well
Travel Well
Angel Wings
Angel Wings
here we go (remix feat. Hannah Kate and Caroline)
here we go (remix feat. Hannah Kate and Caroline)

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  • Fri

    May 15

    Richardson, TX, US | 8:00pm

    2-Bit Palomino returns to the Wildflower Music and Arts Festival Singer/Songwriter stage on Friday, May 15th. Also on the stage that night are the Phoebe Hunt Trio, Tom Prasada-Rao and Susan Werner! Its going to be an amazing night of GREAT Music! Make your plans to come to Richardson for the entire weekend! You'll be glad you did!

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  • KC Daleigh (Artist)
    KC Daleigh
    Your vocals are smooth as fresh cream. BETTER ANGELS is wonderfully presented.
  • Aira Winterland (Artist)
    Aira Winterland
    Hi Tom. Just to say that you have a great music. Beautiful acoustic guitar on Travel Well. Loved meanly the smooth touch over the Guitar Queen...Thanks for your music. Pe...
  • CWC-(SCOTLAND) (Artist)
    CWC-(SCOTLAND)
    Hi from Scotland,glad to share,stop by.CWC.
  • Mo Bic (Artist)
    Mo Bic
    Heyyyy.. Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic Thx.. The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the ...
  • Jeff Stetson (Artist)
    Jeff Stetson
    better angels is both soulful and beautiful.
  • inleni (Artist)
    inleni
    Very Beautiful!

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Bio: "Tom Prasada-Rao is as far from boring folk music as you can get and still be holding an acoustic guitar" —Free Times, Columbia SC

Born in Ethiopia of Indian parents, Tom Prasada--Rao was raised on R&B and Ravi Shankar in Washington DC. With a shelf full of songwriting awards, he brings groove ...See Full Bio

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Q: Beisde the open tuning and capo, How do you get the sitar sound out of your guitars? it's amazing!

A: Thanks for the question Michael. It's a twofold answer. 1) On acoustic guitar, it's all about the attack and Indian sounding musical idioms - hammer ons and pull offs. Couple that with a long reverb trail like the one you can get from a decent reverb pedal with modulation (mine is a Digitech Hardwire) and it's really not as difficult as it may appear. 2) When I can travel with a second guitar, I take my electric sitar (essentially an old Danelectro with a sitar buzz bridge, readily available). It's not an acoustic sound, but comes closer to the actual sound of a sitar because of the drone characteristics of the buzz bridge. I have a tutorial on acoustic without effects that I can post if you like. Lemme know - TPR

Asked by Michael Francis. Answered on Tue Jun 26 2012

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