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Sawaari Trio explore the nexus of Indian taals, Arabic maqams, and
trance music from North Africa and Italy, fully encompassing the
varied interests and backgrounds of its band members: Fabio Pirozzolo
(vocals and percussion), Mike Rivard (sintir), and  Andy Bergman (sax,

With an emphasis on rhythm, the music they create together has a
searching, exploratory quality that brings together the meditative
with the energetic, taking the listener from sparse tranquility to
complex syncopations in a moment. Named for a word that means "to
ride" in Hindi, Sawaari invites audiences to be transported into a
world of rhythm and sound that knows no borders, no limitations.

Check out Sawaari on InstagramFacebook, YouTube, and Soundcloud.