Performing Indian classical and light classical ragas, as well as Hindi film, The Beatles and western contemporary music.
AUG. 10, 2012: CD RELEASES!
"DUET".Reissue 2003. Features Sandalwood's founders, husband and wife, Clar Monaco and GiGi Wong-Monaco.
1) Mishra Khamaj 2) Norwegian Wood/Dance of The Peacock 3) Beyond The Sun 4) Mystic Desire (Shiv Ranjani) 5)Sandalwood Breeze
$10 each (not including IL tax and postage).
"Another Hard Day's Night". 2012 Release.
Features Clar Monaco (Sitar); GiGi Wong-Monaco (Tanpura/Swarsangam, Percussion); Dharminder Singh (Tablas). Tracks: 1. A Hard Day's Night (medley) 2. Glass Box (from Wonderwall soundtrack) 3. Norwegian Wood/Dance of the Peacock
Sandalwood's founders, Clar and GiGi Monaco will be making an appearance at the 36th Annual Fest For Beatles Fans in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel. Aug. 10-12, 2012. They will be at Sitar Emporium's vendor booth in Marketplace. Lucky Fest goers will be the first to purchase their copies of "Duet" (2003 reissue) and "Another Hard Day's Night" (2012).
What We Do
Sandalwood Sitar Music Ensemble brings to your special occasion the unique experience and enjoyment of live Indian classical, light classical and western pop music played on traditional instruments from India.
Sitar, Tabla, Tanpura and Percussion.
Sandalwood's professional caliber makes any private and public event memorable.
Here's a list of a few venues and individuals we have performed at and for:
Chicago Cultural Center
Navy Pier-Grand Ballroom
University Club of Chicago
Chef Art Smith
Sri Venkateswara Temple
Old Town School of Folk Music
Please go to the Contact Us page and complete the Form. When an agreement has been reached, a signed contract and security deposit will be required.
We receive bookings up to a year in advance so please contact us as soon as you have a date in mind to discuss arrangements.