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Kinsmen ()


For Kinsmen, Rudresh Mahanthappa's fifth album as leader, he trades in his standard sax quartet for the hybrid American jazz/South Indian classical Dakshina Ensemble, co-led by Carnatic saxophone legend Kadri Gopalnath. Guitar, bass, and drum kit are joined by violin and mridangam and the leaders' two saxophones; meeting squarely between the two traditions. There is a strong Indian flavor to the soloing of both Gopalnath and his longtime violin player A. Kanyakumari, and the melodies are Indian inspired but the music only ...

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  1. Introspection
  2. Ganesha
  3. Rez-Alap
  4. Longing
  5. Snake!
  6. Carlo-Alap
  7. Kalyani
  8. Kadri-Alap
  9. Kanya-Alap
  10. Convergence (Kinsmen)
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2008, Pi Recordings

UPC: 808713002829


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