The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, TN (photo by Mimosa Arts)
Acclaimed CD, Sound of a Face, wins rave reviews:
"Shashi's soul and heart shine through her music, an eclectic, captivating blend of Wonderful. You'll want to keep listening to this CD."
-- Scott Robinson, Dualtone Music Label Exec (Guy Clark, The
Lumineers, Delta Spirit, The Felice Brothers, etc.)
"Beautiful! Want to listen to your CD over and over again!"
-- Ashley Dorff (Nashville Music Publisher, top ten billboard charts
with The Dixie Chicks, etc.)
"Beautiful melodies and superb lyrics."
-- Jonell Polanski (Nashville Producer)
"Shashi Light's beautiful performances express, through both music and dance, her deeply held respect and admiration for all cultures and peoples. She emanates Love and encourages her audience to understand and love both themselves and their neighbors. Promoting such cross-cultural appreciation using the language of music and dance is her special gift to our needy world!"
-- Cathleen, a fan in FL
"Your energy and presence and music have fed my soul"
-- Rose, a fan in FL
"Your music has me crying in ecstasy . . . it has me blissed out! You are so gifted!"
-- Patricia, a fan in TN
Shashi Light was born in India and came to the USA as a young girl and has lived in Kentucky, Indiana, Los Angeles, New Mexico, Florida, and Tennessee. Whew!
Through an amalgamation of art forms she expresses her love for life. Piano, guitar, theatre, singing, dancing, painting, writing, etc., are all important vehicles of expression for her. She was nominated for an Encore Award for "Best Director of a Play," in Indianapolis, IN, (1992) for Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part i.
Shashi has been published in several periodicals, including, Arts Indiana, and her poetry has won several awards, including Best Poem, Butler Universtiy 1991, The National Golden Poet Award, 1995, and other local poetry awards.
She's done numerous radio shows, and was featured in the documentary, Send My Mail to Nashville, about singer/songwriters, produced by Stacey K. Black of Los Angeles (Director of TV series, Major Crimes, The Closure, etc.).
Shashi Light has played music all over the United States, including Los Angeles, Texas, Florida, New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, New York, and Tennessee. She currently lives in Nashville, TN, and has one full-length CD, Sound of a Face, as well as a single, Julia Butterfly.
Joining Shashi on stage is cellist, Joy Charles, who studied at Indiana University, School of Music. She has played with the Los Angeles Palisades Symphony, studied under Andre Dudek (Los Angeles), and David Schepps (New Mexico). This accomplished musician also adds vocals, percussion, and dance to the show.