Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music

Bassist Dave Holland and tabla player Zakir Hussain perform as part of Crosscurrents at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Explore the influence of Indian music on the jazz and rock scenes of the ’60s with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, prolific bassist Dave Holland and their international ensemble, Crosscurrents.

(Image credit: Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center)

from Jazz : NPR


Kamasi Washington’s Heaven Exists In His Mind

The jazz torchbearer’s new record ‘Heaven and Earth’ represents the relationship between his inner world and outward reality.

(Image credit: Durmiel/Courtesy of the artist)

from Jazz : NPR