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Shama Rahman

Shama Rahman | © Promo

Shama Rahman | © Promo

Complex global songwriting: Shama Rahman studied sitar under the tuition lineage of the great Ravi Shankar. On her debut “Fable Time” she brings together musicians from Bangladesh, Great Britain, Armenia, Croatia, Italy, Norway and the Caribbean, combining elements from bossa nova, folk, pop and music of the subcontinent.

Born in the United Arab Emirates, she obtained a PhD in “Neuroscience of Musical Creativity using Complexity Tools” at the Imperial College’s Center for Complexity Science in London. She currently runs the creative production company “Jugular: Joining the Head and The Heart,” where she leads workshops on teaching science through improvisation and storytelling.

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