“If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.”– Vera Nazarin
Vera Nazarian is a two-time Nebula Award Finalist, a Dragon Award 2018 Finalist author, award-winning artist, publisher of Norilana Books, musician, philosopher, and creator of wonder.
Raga Jaunpuri is associated with Jaunpur where the raga is said to have evolved – at least that is what folklore says.
Jaunpur was an independent Sultanat in the 15th century which had a reputation of being a city dedicated to learning (ilm ka shahar). It was considered second only to Varanasi as a hub of music and musicians.
Raga Jaunpuri is a late morning raga.
My choice for Raga Jaunpuri is Sanjeev Abhayankar and Venkatesh Kumar.
(c) ram H singhal