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Rudresh Mahanthappa

New Sounds

New Music for 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

For this last show of 2014, look ahead to music due out in 2015. Listen to synthesizer music inspired by Euclidian geometry by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, banjo music by Jake Schepps & more.

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New Sounds

Alleged Jazz

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his record, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic (south Indian) music, funk and jazz grooves.  We'll hear some of Mahanthappa's tunes, along with other purveyors of this kind of "alleged" jazz, which incorporates digital processing, hiphop beats, or electronica.  There's music from guitarist Rez Abbasi and pianist Matthew Shipp, and many others.

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New Sounds

Alleged Jazz

Monday, March 04, 2013

Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his record, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic (south Indian) music, funk and jazz grooves.  We'll hear some of Mahanthappa's tunes, along with other purveyors of this kind of "alleged" jazz, which incorporates digital processing, hiphop beats, or electronica.  There's music from guitarist Rez Abbasi and pianist Matthew Shipp, and many others.

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New Sounds

Alleged Jazz

Friday, November 18, 2011

Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his latest, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic (south Indian) music, funk and jazz grooves.  We'll hear some of Mahanthappa's tunes from the record, along with other purveyors of this kind of "alleged" jazz, which incorporates digital processing, hiphop beats, or electronica.  There's music from guitarist Rez Abbasi and pianist Matthew Shipp, and many others.

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Rudresh Mahanthappa Finds His Roots

Friday, June 24, 2011

When jazz saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa was still a student at Berklee College of Music, his older brother gave him an album called Saxophone Indian Style — as a joke. Mahanthappa had been suspicious of American jazz’s sampling of Indian...

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Indian-American saxophone hotshot Rudresh Mahanthappa teams up with octogenarian master Bunky Green for four straight nights at the Jazz Standard. Download the duo's "Summit" here.

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