Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Re-Orient, Baluji Shrivastav, Chris Conway|
Indian World Music Fusion
Genres: World Music, Pop
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A veritable feast of sound
Dorian Morian | United Kingdom | 02/02/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"LA Daily News, USA
"...a veritable feast of sound. Lovely stuff."
Here Re-Orient have created a feast of world music integration, presenting a mystical and spiritual blend, taking musical hybrids to a new plane. A melting pot of sitar, saxophone, piano, tablas, and other traditional and contemporary instruments.
Baluji Shrivastav - sitar, voice, ghatam, dilruba, darbuka, pakhavaj, tabla
Linda Shanovitch - voice, tanpura, ankle bells, percussion
Chris Conway - keyboards, voice, acoustic 9st guitar, tin whistles, kalimba, sampled bass, bamboo flute, mandozither, percussion
+ guests Gerry Hunt - classical guitar, soprano sax, violin, flutes, bass, perc.
Clive Bell - Indian bamboo flutes
Partho Mukherjee - tabla, ghatam
Re-Orient is also known as Jazz Orient and has an album out Bird Dancer under that name on the ZahZah label.
About the Artist
Baluji Shrivastav Multi-instrumentalist uniquely recording classical CDs on sitar, surbhahar, and dilruba. Performed all over the world and worked with many famous western artists - Massive Attack, Soul II Soul, and Annie Lennox to name a few.
Linda Shanovitch A unique vocal artist, combining her interest in jazz, and studies in Indian Classical music and dance and years spent living in Mexico to make a unique musical palette from which she draws amazing performances.
Chris Conway A multi-instrumental wizard, active in the jazz, world music, and folk and new age worlds. He has many years experience in Indian fusion music having worked with Dr L Subramanium, Talvin Singh, Gavin Bryars, Peter Tork, and members of Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention. Check out his other albums.