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Sharon Isbin's 'Affinity' and 'Strings for Peace' are tied together by international collaborations and journeys into new sounds / Hollywood Soapbox

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Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, a Grammy winner and 2020 Musical America Worldwide Instrumentalist of the Year, recently released two albums showcasing her collaborations with several composers and musicians from around the world. Affinity features Isbin playing compositional works that were created for her intricate guitar playing, while Strings for Peace finds her connecting with sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and his two sons for a set of songs that detail the creative offerings of Northern Indian music.

In some ways, Affinity and Strings for Peace are tied together by these international collaborations and journeys into new genres and new sounds. For Isbin, it's just another day at the office.

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