Miles from India (TWO CD SET)


Miles from India (TWO CD SET) by CD at Your Free Album. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In a startlingly original recreation of music associatedwith jazz legend Miles Davis, producer-archivist BobBelden, renowned for his Grammy Award-winningreissue work on a series of Miles Davis boxed sets forSony/Columbia, along with co-arranger Louiz Banks(celebrated keyboardist from India), has recast familiarthemes from such landmark recordings as BitchesBrew, In A Silent Way, and Kind of Blue with an EastMeets West sensibility on Miles...From India. Anincredibly ambitious project involving tw


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In a startlingly original recreation of music associatedwith jazz legend Miles Davis, producer-archivist BobBelden, renowned for his Grammy Award-winningreissue work on a series of Miles Davis boxed sets forSony/Columbia, along with co-arranger Louiz Banks(celebrated keyboardist from India), has recast familiarthemes from such landmark recordings as BitchesBrew, In A Silent Way, and Kind of Blue with an EastMeets West sensibility on Miles...From India. Anincredibly ambitious project involving two dozenmusicians from two separate continents recording instudios around the world, Miles...From India is a cross-cultural summit meeting that puts a provocative pan-global spin on such Milesclassics as All Blues, Spanish Key, So What, It s About That Time and Jean Pierre. Sitar and tablas, ghatam and khanjira, mridangam and Carnatic violin blend seamlessly with muted trumpet and saxophones, screamingelectric guitar and grooving electric bass lines, piano, upright bass and drums on this profound fusion of Indian classical and Americanjazz. Recorded in Mumbai and Madras, India and New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, the music on Miles...From India was performed byclassical and jazz musicians from India with the addition of musicians who have recorded or performed with Miles Davis over the span offive decades.The Miles alumni included on the sessions are saxophonists Dave Liebman (1972-74) and Gary Bartz (1970-71), guitarists Mike Stern(1981-84), Pete Cosey (1973-76) and John McLaughlin (1969-72), bassists Ron Carter (1963-69), Michael Henderson (1970-76), MarcusMiller (1981-1984), Benny Rietveld (1987-91), keyboardists Chick Corea (1968-72), Adam Holzman (1985-87) and Robert Irving III (1980-88), drummers Jimmy Cobb (1958-63), Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler (1971), Lenny White (1969) and Vince Wilburn (1981, 1984-1987) andtabla player Badal Roy (1972-3). The Indian contingent is represented by keyboardist Louiz Banks, drummer Gino Banks, American-bornalto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, sitarist Ravi Chari, Vikku Vinayakram (a charter member of Shakti) on ghatam, V. Selvaganesh (amember of Shakti and Remember Shakti) on khanjira, U. Shrinivas (from Remember Shakti) on electric mandolin, Brij Narain on sarod,Dilshad Khan on sarangi, Sridhar Parthasarathy on mridangam, Taufiq Qureshi and A. Sivamani on percussion, Kala Ramnath on Carnaticviolin, Rakesh Chaurasia on flute and Shankar Mahadevan & Sikkil Gurucharan on Indian classical vocals.

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Brand:
CD
Manufacturer:
Four Quarters Ent
Category:
Modern Postbebop
Release Date:
2008-04-15
UPC:
822545180821
Artist:
Various Artists
Publisher:
Four Quarters Ent
Creator:
Array
Publication Date:
2008-04-15
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
0.26 pounds
Item Size:
5.59 x 0.55 x 4.92 inches
Package Weight:
0.18 pounds
Package Size:
4.97 x 0.54 x 5.55 inches

 


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