Scottish Jazz award nominated World music jazz fusion featuring 2 indian musicians 2 singers guitar and drums/bodhran/electronics.
Strip away the surface features and jazz, electronica, Scottish traditional music and Indian classical music all share:
groove & rhythm,
collective and individual improvisation,
melodies and scales/raags,
vocal rhythmic patterns.
This Scottish Jazz Award nominated project by Tom Bancroft starts with the bodhran and the tabla and a drone,
adds Indian Classical Violin and improvising jazz guitar, and continues adding layers and voices from different traditions, in a creative new project that focuses on the common ground between Scottish music, jazz, Indian music and electronica.
Sharat Chandra Srivastava (violin)
Gyan Singh (tabla)
Tom Bancroft (bodhran & drums)
Graeme Stephen (guitar & loops)
Sophie Bancroft (voice)
Gina Rae (voice)
Part of the Made in Scotland showcase.