Category Archives: 2010 Tour

“Halfway point wrap-up” by Adam Birnbaum

As of today we have completed our programs in India and Sri Lanka and are enjoying a much needed off day in Mumbai before heading to Bangladesh. The differences between India and Sri Lanka are surprisingly stark. This was evident … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Colombo) May 29th Right off the plane were heaps of duty free stores; the thing was they were selling stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers and any other large appliance you can think of. I was wondering, “do you carry … Continue reading

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“Concert in Hyderabad, India” by Charlie Porter

Our first concert of the tour was in Hyderabad, India at the Taj Krishna. We began the concert with a song titled “Initiation Song” which is an adaptation of an Australian Aboriginal Wongga tribal melody that is used to initiate … Continue reading

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“Catching up…” by Charlie Porter

Wow, so much has happened since our last blog! In addition to some new tour footage (food, scenery, shopping, sights, and more taxis!) we have some footage of our concerts in Hyderabad and Kochi and some special footage from a … Continue reading

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“JFK, New Deli, Hyderabad” by Jon Wikan

May 21st 2010 New Deli (scroll down for video) Our flight to New Deli was quite smooth despite a few mess ups by Delta airlines who could not seem to handle the task of processing 10 bags that the band … Continue reading

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“Get in my Delhi!” by Charlie Porter

After starting our day off right with an amazing breakfast spread (with a good dose of dosas!), we spent our day off today in Delhi driving around with our cool taxi guy, Dinish, to do some shopping, sightseeing and do … Continue reading

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“The Journey begins!” by Charlie Porter

Hello and welcome to The Charlie Porter Quartet’s blog! Please join us (Charlie, Scott, Adam and Jon) as we travel across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Turkey as part of the Rhythm Road American Music Abroad Program. Check back regularly … Continue reading

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