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Prasanna

Prasanna

Prasanna: Transformative Potential

Indian guitarist Prasanna’s career has focused on extending and expanding the possibilities of the electric guitar. He’s renowned for his singular ability to perform traditional Indian classical Carnatic music on the instrument, including the complex intervallic elements demanded by its microtonal nature. To date, he’s released 11 albums of Carnatic material, as well as three albums of original co... »

Prasanna – Electric Ganesha Land

Prasanna – Electric Ganesha Land

PERSONNEL: Prasanna – electric guitar, electric bass, konnakol Haridwaramangalam A.K. Palanivel – thavil B.S. Purushotham – kanjira, kannakol S. Karthick – ghatam, konnakol, morsing Prapancham Ravindran – mridangam Papanasam Sethuraman – kanjira TRACKS: 1. Eruption In Bangalore 2. Snakebanger’s Ball 3. 4th Stone From The Sun 4. Dark Sundae In Triplicate 5.... »

Be the Change

Be the Change

Second record from this young South Indian guitar player based out of Boston. A great all star cast featuring Victor Wooten, saxman Jeff Coffin and drummer Derico Watson, seminal fusion bassist Alphonso Johnson, drummer Ralph Humphrey and multi-instrumentalist Andy Suzuki. The compositions reflect Prasanna’s carnatic background as well as Western jazz and classical ambitions. Shalini surpris... »

Prasanna

Conversations with Prasanna

Prasanna is a guitarist of a unique pedigree. An ex-Naval architect, he pursued his passion of playing the six-string with great dedication. A Berklee alumnus, where he concentrated on Western Classical music, he has developed a style that takes him in very many directions at once. He has wrapped together a great fusion of South Indian Carnatic music and rhythms with all the wonderful elements of ... »

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