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Album Review

Prasanna: Electric Ganesha Land

Read "Electric Ganesha Land" reviewed by John Kelman


Prasanna's Be the Change (Susila Music, 2003) was a remarkable combination of the South Indian Carnatic tradition with a fusion energy comparable to better-known guitarists like John McLaughlin. Electric Ganesha Land moves away from jazz, paying tribute to legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The lineup features Prasanna alone or with a number of Indian musicians playing traditional percussion instruments, and it is far from imitative.

Be the Change focused on Prasanna's strong compositional skills and rich harmonic language. Electric Ganesha ...


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