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by Jerome Wilson
Drummer Keshav Batish is a third-generation musician. His father, Pandit Ashwin Batish, is a sitar player well-versed in both Indian classical music and Western rock, while his grandfather, S. B. Batish, worked in the Bollywood film industry as a singer, composer and arranger. With that background, it is no surprise that Keshav would become a musician himself, embarking on a path which mixes the structures of Indian Hindustani music with the exuberance and freedom of jazz. Batish's drumming ...read more