Rajasthani Gypsy Music and Dance

Indian Snake Dancer

During his recent excursion exploring Indian music in Udaipur, India, Jonathan recorded this modest video of six year old Sapna Sapera who would “rather dance than go to school” says her mother Sheru, (seen briefly in the background) a professional dancer. The dance is called the “snake dance”, a common dance in Indian Gypsy Roots Music. Musicians appear in the back along with father Sayari playing a handmade windblown reed instrument he crafted.

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