Singh Talvin & Kumar Niladri: Together

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Label: World Village
Catalog: 450016
Format: CD

Talvin Singh (Tabla, Percussion, Sequencing, Programming); Niladri Kumar (Sitar, Zitar); Additional programming by Tristin Norwell

River / Pink / Mirror / Ananta / Together / Jogi / Play / The Bliss/ Threads / Joy

Even on paper, this combination is breathtaking. Talvin Singh, is known for his groundbreaking tablatronic style combining Indian traditions and modern European aesthetics. Tabla player, producer, and composer he has arranged strings for Bjork, supported Massive Attack and worked with everyone from Sun Ra to Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Niladri Kumar, a fifth generation sitar player, has an equally fresh, experimental approach to his instrument and is recognised as one of the finest players, and open minded musicians of his generation.
Coming together for their first time in 2009, Talvin Singh and Niladri Kumar combine their deep rooted Indian classical training, and their modern, contemporary surroundings to create an extraordinary sound. Together displays each musician's formidable talents and spectacular skills of musical expression and musicianship.

Price: $20.98