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Content by tag "Tirtha"

Vijay Iyer with Prasanna & Nitin Mitta: Tirtha

Read "Tirtha" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

In Tirtha prevale il jazz o la musica indiana? La domanda è oziosa; il CD appartiene infatti a una lunga tradizione di incrocio fra le due culture, e non solo, di cui le esperienze di John McLaughlin da quarant'anni a questa parte hanno costituito uno dei precedenti più noti. Ma da quei precedenti questo gruppo si distingue ...

Vijay Iyer: Tirtha

Read "Tirtha" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

A confluence of ideas is encountered in the kinetic and unusual Tirtha, featuring three South Asian luminaries: the critically acclaimed jazz pianist Vijay Iyer; and his equally accomplished trio-mates, guitarist/composer Prasanna, and tablaist Nitin Mitta. Iyer formed the band in 2007 when asked to put together a concert celebrating 60 years of Indian independence. The title ...