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Ranjit Barot: Bada Boom

Read "Bada Boom" reviewed by Ian Patterson

It's a Big Bang alright--bada in Hindi means big--a project of some ambition which unites the finest Indian musicians with some of the best from the jazz and fusion worlds. Together, they conspire to articulate Indian drummer Ranjit Barot's primal scream as a composer, and it's a spectacular and beautiful explosion. Barot spent his first twelve ...

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Ranjit Barot: Bada Boom

Read "Bada Boom" reviewed by John Kelman

He was the rhythmic center of John McLaughlin's Floating Point (Abstract Logix, 2008)--an album that found the fusion guitar great exploring his decades-long interest in an east/west nexus from the electrified and harmony-centric angle of the jazz tradition, rather than the opposing angle of his longstanding and largely acoustic Shakti and Remember Shakti groups, which weighed ...