An usher holds flowers during a memorial service for Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar in Encinitas, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Shankar was a master of the Indian sitar who collab

 

              An usher holds flowers during a memorial service for Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar in Encinitas, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Shankar was a master of the Indian sitar who collab
An usher holds flowers during a memorial service for Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar in Encinitas, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Shankar was a master of the Indian sitar who collaborated with and influenced George Harrison, John Coltrane and other Western music icons. He lived in Encinitas for two decades and died last week at age 92. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)