Local musician Brad Nelson on sitar

Here's a new video from Ontario, Ore.-based Brad Nelson, a longtime fixture of the Treasure Valley's music scene. (Remember Eazy Loader? And Nada Brahma?)

"Playing the sitar well can be incredibly difficult," he told the Statesman a few years ago, "but should sound almost effortless. I often feel a powerful 'lifting of the spirit' while playing. This is not unlike the boundless joy a bird must feel during flight."


awesome

I loved hearing him play in Nada Brahma. Plus he'd play sitar versions of popular songs. But he looks different -- did he cut his hair? Shave a beard?

Looks like YES-literally and like the band.

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