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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Indigo Trio and Michel Edelin: The Ethiopian Princess Meets The Tantric Priest

Read "The Ethiopian Princess Meets The Tantric Priest" reviewed by John Sharpe

Given the paucity of flute trios in the normal course of events, and the appearance of two almost simultaneously on the same label, it was only a matter of time before the Paris-based Rogue Art imprint brought the two main protagonists together. The Ethiopian Princess Meets The Tantric Priest represents the fruits of the union of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Indigo Trio and Michel Edelin: The Ethiopian Princess Meets The Tantric Priest

Read "The Ethiopian Princess Meets The Tantric Priest" reviewed by Bob Hatteau

Key musicians from the Chicago scene, Nicole Mitchell, Harrison Bankhead and Hamid Drake, created the Indigo Trio about six years ago. Since then, they've been exploring a musical field that faces the avant-garde of the improvisation.

Indigo Trio has produced some noticeable records, including Live In Montreal (Greenleaf, 2007), Anaya (RogueArt, 2008). For ...

Indigo Trio: Anaya

Read "Anaya" reviewed by Lyn Horton

Originating in Chicago with flutist Nicole Mitchell, bassist Harrison Bankhead and drummer Hamid Drake, the Indigo Trio derives its impetus from multiple sources. The trio's Anaya clearly manifests roots in African-American traditions, influenced by mid-eastern spiritual tenets to convey a unique picture of beginnings, growth and convergence with universal truth.

Mitchell's articulation on the flute opens ...


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