Llegó La India Via Eddie Palmieri (La India Has Arrived Via Eddie Palmieri) is a salsa album by Puerto Rican-American singer La India in collaboration with pianist Eddie Palmieri. It was released in the US by Soho Sounds in 1992 and features songs in Spanish and English. The album was also released in the UK by Acid Jazz Records in 1993.
Folk India features traditional folk songs from Rajasthan and Gujarat based on daily customs of native life, hardships in the vast desert, religious customs, and the rituals of weddings, birth the other momentous occasions. The vibrant colours juxtaposed against the trials of the people in this extremely harsh region come out in the music and songs of this.
A beautiful compilation of Indian inspired music, Mystic India is an excellent introduction to the intoxicating sounds of Indian music and instruments. This carefully compiled album features music from Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Usman Khan, Al Gromer Khan, James Asher, Deuter, Prem Joshua and Namaste. World music is a small pocket of Ambient music. This CD gives you a taste of the music of India as presented by both the traditional artists and also those who are not so traditional but still find the heart of India in their music. A good collection for those who enjoy the sounds of India and a good introduction to New Earth Records.