In sanskrit, sangam means confluence. A fitting metaphor for these three revered improvisers working across cultures and genres to create a wholly original musical experience. Born as a tribute to drummer Billy Higgins, who passed in 2001, the trio has evolved into a fascinating project, built on the complex rhythmic interplay of Zakir Hussain (tabla) and Eric Harland (drums), tethered together by the unifying presence of Charles Lloyd on saxophones, flutes, tarogato, piano and percussion. Spiritual,… Show more
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Indian-born percussionist Zakir Hussain has made major contributions to the musical canon in two distinct realms. As a recognized master of the tabla, he has kept the fires of Indian classical music alive in his home country; and as a prolific ambassador of "world music," Hussain has played with a globe-spanning array of important artists, including Mickey Hart, the Beatles, Ravi Shankar, and Tito Puente....
A scion of the Memphis blues and R&B scene and a dedicated Coltrane disciple, Charles Lloyd developed his own distinctive tone and smooth phrasing on tenor saxophone. His quartet of the 1960s, which introduced Jack DeJohnette and Keith Jarrett, shared bills with the Grateful Dead and Jimi Hendrix in the biggest rock venues of the day....
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