International performer/composer Paul Livingstone is one of the few American disciples of the legendary Pt. Ravi Shankar. A committed sitarist since the age of 15, he has toured around the world and composed for film, television, theater & dance. A specialist in the field of world music synthesis, Paul maintains a vision of cross-cultural performance that engages the transcendent joy of music & reflects his innermost social, political & spiritual values. Paul has recorded with popular artists such as Ozomatli, Alanis Morrisette, Beck, Rubén Albarrán (Café Tacuba) & Build an Ark, Emmanuel & Juan Gabriel. His playing has been featured on Grammy Award winning records by Ozomatli & Ricky Kej.