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Petal

Label: InSound Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Agra; Banda Aceh; Monsoon; The Long Dream; Infinite open; raudra; Petal (the Space Between) Ishwar; Annapoorna; Petal (ephemerata).

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Avataar: Petal

Read "Petal" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

While growing up in the Northern Ontario mining town of Sunbury, he was known as “Sam." But in his early twenties, Sundar Viswanathan reconnected with his Indian name and heritage, and, through several conservatory courses spanning North Indian classical to Turkish maquam music, dove deeply into his Indian musical roots as a saxophonist and composer.

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Avataar: Petal

Read "Petal" reviewed by James Nadal

A simplified definition of classical Indian music can be characterized as Hindustani from the north, and Carnatic from the south. Though both are based on the raga system of melodic scales, Hindustani's structure is open to improvisation, whereas Carnatic is more scientific and devotional in its approach. Saxophonist Sundar Viswanathan, although a longtime resident of Canada, ...

Hope and Infinity

Label: InSound Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: Samsara; Moksha; Ahimsa; You Can Fly, Dear; Mohinika; M

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Sundar's Induswest Project: Hope and Infinity

Read "Hope and Infinity" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

The fusion of Indian music and jazz is not new. It has been done before and will be attempted in the future. Enter Sundar Viswanathan. He lives in Canada, but was born of South Indian parents. As a musician Viswanathan plays the saxophone and sings. As a composer he brings in various thematic concepts. He gives ...


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