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Paul Livingstone

Born in Beruit, Lebanon, Paul Z. Livingstone is an international performing artist on the sitar, fretless guitars and requintos of his own design. He has focused his studies in North Indian classical music, in which he has rigorously trained for the past 20 years in India and the US, studying under the late Amiya Dasgupta and subsequently, Rajeev Taranath and the living legend, Pandit Ravi Shankar. Paul has also developed a unique style of playing stringed instruments including a 9 string fretless guitar on which he plays Indian ragas, jazz and creative new music, blending ideas from diverse cultural traditions.
With concert performances in the US, Mexico and Spain, Paul has played and recorded with world music, jazz and popular artists such as Ozomatli, Alanis Morrisette, Lian Ensemble, Swapan Chaudhuri, Geetha Bennett, John Bergamo, Glen Velez, Hossien Alizadeh, Jihad Racy, Poovalur Sriji, Kenny Burrell, Chitravina RaviKiran, Pedro Eustache, Wadada Leo Smith, Sandip Burman and Prince Diabate.

Peloraga Solos - Paul Livingstone
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