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Bhasker Gupta

An avid music listener, with roots in Rock, Jazz and Indian Classical. Contributing for AAJ for some time now from the Indian perspective of Jazz...

About Me

I listen to Jazz, uh… listen to music. I hate to attach genre to music or should say that I am bad in doing that. Jazz to me has always signified music with free improvisation and far sister of Indian Classical music, which I came across during my student life in Varanasi, India. I am engineer by profession and did my undergraduate from Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi has always been considered the birthplace of Indian culture and its rich music is a free improvisation of the artist himself. I write with various music publications in India and am a fervent music collector.

My Favorites

  1. Indian Ocean - Desert Rain
  2. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brooks- Night Song
  3. Kohinoor Langa Group - Music from the Desert Nomads
  4. Pundit Jasraj - Maestro's Choice
  5. Jaco Pastorius - Word of Mouth
  6. Anouar Brahen & Jan Garbarek - Madar
  7. Mahavishnu Orchestra - Inner Mounting Flame
  8. Robert Miles & Trilok Gurtu - Miles Gurtu
  9. Sigur Ros - ()
  10. Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble - Silk Road Journeys

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