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Legal name: Lakshminarayanan Shankar

Also performs as: Sharokav, Shenkar


Lakshminarayana Shankar (born 26 April 1950), also known as L. Shankar and Shenkar, is an Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer. He has worked extensively in both traditional music from India, and in jazz, free improvisation and popular music, notably with singer Peter Gabriel in the latter.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Rhydhun - An Odyssey of Rhythm Taufiq Qureshi 1
2016 Samples & Tensions Douze 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1982 Music and Rhythm Various Artists 2
1987 ECM Spectrum Vol. 1 Various Artists 1
1989 ECM New Series Various Artists 1
1993 Plus From Us Various Artists 3
2000 Asian Travels Various Artists 1
2001 The Bombay Jazz Palace Various Artists 1
2004 India Bar Various Artists 1
Ethno Dance 2000-Special Edition Various Artists 1
India: Jewels of the Subcontinent Various Artists 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 Heroes Various Artists 2 2
2008 Heroes: Original Soundtrack Various Artists 1
2009 Heroes: Original Score From the Television Series (Original Score from the Television Series) Lisa Coleman and Wendy Melvoin 1

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