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Ann Dyer

Ann Dyer

Ann Dyer has just flown back from her second sojourn to India and, boy, are her arms-and legs and brain-tired. For three weeks, the San Francisco jazz vocalist meditated on the matters of music and yoga in Rishikesh-a tranquil town that rests on the Ganges River at the foot of the Himalayas-and the current collision of night-and-day worlds has left her downright pooped. And yes, this is the same Rishikesh the Beatles made famous during their spirituality-seeking days.

Although the Fab Four is not the reason for her trek-she credits “the purity” of Miles Davis for getting her into Eastern music-her second studio album, Revolver: A New Spin,(Premonition) is an utterly intriguing, India-fied interpretation of the Beatles classic.

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