I have seen in Los Angeles that Kirtan – specially according to Sikh traditions is quite popular. Here is a jewish guy who has come out with a CD.
Singer Durga Das performs music known as Kirtan, a form of very old call-and-response devotional music from India. But now, as Kirtan finds its way into American culture, it is evolving in unexpected ways.
Part of the change is being led by a Jewish man from Philadelphia named David Newman — or, on stage, Durga Das.
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