A Universal Sound ~ Transcending Cultural Borders 'Inner Voyage' is the first ever Aashish Khan CD, originally produced by Alan Scott Bachman in 1991. At long last, now it has been digitally re-mixed, re-mastered and released to the world. 1. Under the Stars (Mishra Kafi) 2. Pilgrimage (Bhimpalasi) 3. Two Dimensions (Jog) 4. Love Within (Mishra Aabhogi) 5. Remembering You (Mishra Gara) 6. Inner Voyage (Mishra Kafi) 'Avant-Raag' is a new style with ancient influences featuring AASHISH KHAN on the 25 string fretless sarode of North India. Original compositions and improvisations maintain the purity of traditional melody forms, known as 'raags', but with the non-traditional development outlines, rhythm cycles and support instruments. Synthesizers, samplers and engineering by ALAN SCOTT BACHMAN, and percussion and effects from around the world by GEORGE GRANT. Digitally remastered, this is the 1991 first ever Aashish Khan sound recording has been reproduced in conjunction with the Inner Voyage World Consort show to benefit the India Cultural Center of Utah. Besides his virtuosity as a traditional Sarode player, Aashish Khan is also one of the pioneers in the establishment of world music genre, as founder of the Indo-American musical group & Shanti; with tabla player Zakir Hussain in 1969, and later, world music ensembles, The Third Eye and Desert Wind. George Grant of the Drum Talk school joins Alan Scott Bachman of Desert Wind and Aashish Khan in reaching an international audience. The three helped open doors and pave the way for new sounds of this era. Now they are working on the next! Stay tuned for more music from the Inner Voyage World Consort.