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"Apti" by Rudresh Mahanthappa

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Apti
Rudresh Mahanthappa
Innova Recordings
2009

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About the Album

The story has been told before. While still in college, Indian-American saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa was given a CD of Kadri Gopalnath's Saxophone Indian Style as a joke by his older brother. But Mahanthappa was impressed by Gopalnath's ability to translate the microtonal intricacies of South Indian Carnatic music to the saxophone, which eventually resulted in their highly praised collaboration, Kinsmen (Pi Recordings, 2008). [ More ]

Track Listing

Looking Out, Looking In; Apti; Vandanaa Trayee; Adana; Palika Market; IIT; Baladhi; You Talk Too Much.

Personnel

Rudresh Mahanthappa: alto saxophone; Rez Abbasi: guitars; Dan Weiss: tabla.

Reviews

  • Apti by Dan McClenaghan
  • Apti by Troy Collins

Date featured

July 13, 2009

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