Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood, and the Rajasthan Express – Junun (Nonesuch)

JununAfter more than a decade of study in Rajasthan, Israeli-American songwriter Shye Ben Tzur teamed up with The Rajasthan Express, a 15+ member band with a 6 piece brass section & strong Qawwali/Bhangra sound, plus multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), who subtly embellishes the tracks, to create this fresh, culturally respectful, & mesmerizing new fusion. Lyrics in Urdu, Hindi and Hebrew. The recording was also documented in a new film by Paul Thomas Anderson, which recently premiered at the New York Film Festival. Spectacular music!

First Listen segment on NPR

Trailer to the film

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