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More ‘Meeting of the Spirits Tour’ Reviews From the Road

More ‘Meeting of the Spirits Tour’ Reviews From the Road

Our friends at All About Jazz offer this review of the show in Ann Arbor, Michigan. MusicFestNews has a write-up with details about the show at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. Here’s a version of “Meeting of the Spirits” from the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC on November 11, 2017. »

See Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Reviews from the Meeting of the Spirits Tour

See Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Reviews from the Meeting of the Spirits Tour

Nearly two weeks in, the members of The 4th Dimension and The Invisible Whip have shared time on the road and backstage, not to mention the concerts themselves, where the music has left sold-out audiences devastated. Have a look at some moments from the past few days. Thumbnail/header photo by Drew Stawin. Other photos by Gary Husband and Abstract Logix staff. DownBeat magazine was in the house to... »

Ranjit Barot

Ranjit Barot: From Floating Point to Meeting Point

FROM FLOATING POINT TO MEETING POINT: THE MAKING OF BADA BOOM By Rod Sibley   The phrase World Music should suggest a wide-ranging music form that encompasses the music of cultures from around the planet. But it really depends on what part of the world you’re talkin’ about. In my opinion, the phrase is really a generic term used to easily label any music made outside of the U.S.A.... »

Chingari

Rod Sibley Interviews Ranjit Barot on CHINGARI’s new album BOMBAY MAKOSSA

CHINGARI RANJIT BAROT – ETIENNE MBAPPE – U. SHRINIVAS BOMBAY MAKOSSA By Rod Sibley The old saying goes, “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire”. But you can’t have a fire without a spark. In Hindi, the word for “spark” is “chingari”. Chingari is also the name of the new group comprised of drummer/composer Ranjit Barot; bassist/vocalist Etienne MBappe; and mandolin virtuoso Uppalapu Shrinivas. Their de... »

Chingari

Chingari

PERSONNEL: Ranjit Barot — Drums and Vocals ; U. Shrinivas — Electric Mandolin ; Etienne MBappe — Bass and Vocals TRACKS: 1. Pack Up Your Bags 2. Sona Inon 3. Longue Lami 4. Tempest 5. Third World 6. Bombay Makossa You know the names on this recording: drummer Ranjit Barot, bassist Etienne MBappe, and mandolin maestro U. Shrinivas. You know they have played together: Barot and MBappe as the rhythm ... »

Abstract Logix Live!

Abstract Logix Live! – The New Universe Music Festival 2010 (2 CD)

On November 20th and 21st 2010, cutting edge jazz and fusion recording label Abstract Logix held their first New Universe Music Festival at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh North Carolina. This incredible event brought together an array of the label’s top artists to not only perform for a live audience, but to celebrate the music and the label’s vision with them as well. The dream-team lineup consis... »

Ranjit Barot – Bada Boom

Ranjit Barot – Bada Boom

Ranjit Barot – Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Konnakol, Composer and Arranger With Special Guests: Zakir Hussain – Tabla John McLaughlin – Guitar U. Shrinivas – Electric Mandolin U. Rajesh – Electric Mandolin Matt Garrison – Bass Wayne Krantz – Guitar And Other Featured Artists… Tracks: 1. Singularity 2. T = 0 3. Revolutions (In memory of Charlie Mariano) 4. Su... »

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension: To The One

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension: To The One

In 2007, guitar legend John McLaughlin formed a fresh new jazz fusion quartet called the 4th Dimension. This energetic group has served as McLaughlin’s touring band ever since, and though they have released some material in various formats in the past, it’s all been limited to strictly live recordings – until now. To the One (Abstract Logix) finally captures the raw, fiery sound ... »

John McLaughlin : Floating Point

John McLaughlin – Floating Point

Jazz guitar icon John McLaughlin has recorded with some of the greatest musicians in the world. And those musicians have always brought their unique styles to his projects, and left their own stamp on the resulting music. In that respect, McLaughlin’s latest album Floating Point (Abstract Logix Records) is no different; it’s a wonderful album full of great playing by all the sidemen in... »

Ranjit Barot

Drummer Ranjit Barot Interview

DUALITY ON THE DRUMS THE FUTURE OF MUSIC DEPENDS ON ALL OUR CULTURES INTEGRATING   Ranjit Barot is India’s premiere drummer on the drum kit…and if you live outside of India chances are you probably wouldn’t know that. But with the release of Floating Point , John McLaughlin’s studio CD on Abstract Logix, that is about to change. Recorded in Chennai, India, Floating Point features what McLaugh... »

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