A great introduction to the art of Indian percussion. This disc presents various kinds of Indian percussion instruments: tabla, ghatam, temple drums, mridangam, dhol.
TH Subash Chandran is considered king of the Konnakol (rhythmic syllable language of South Indian music tradition) and as one of the leading Ghatam masters of India. With the double-DVD Set The Artistery of Ghatam and Konnakol he presents a fascinating first DVD in Konnakol exercises from simple to complex and on the other DVD then a unique introductory course in playing techniques and concert repertoire of classical clay pot percussion Ghatam.
Dizrhythmia is the collective name adopted in the 1980s by Jakko Jakszyk (guitars, keyboards, vocals), Gavin Harrison (drums and percussion), Danny Thompson, (double bass) and Pandit Dinesh (percussion, vocals). The quartet released their first album in 1988. An eclectic mixture effortlessly blending jazz, rock, pop and elements drawn from Indian music, Dizrhythmia Too highlights the first-class playing expected from musicians of this calibre and showcases the unique chemistry that happens when they work together. Ex-Bruford keyboard legend, Dave Stewart also plays piano throughout the album.