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Raga Jazz Style

October 30, 2011

shankar jaikishan & rais khan – raga jazz style (emi india lp 1968) album

Sunday + daylight savings + leaves in all shades: my jazz section is calling me. Today, one of the first Indian hybrids between traditional ragas and jazz. Composed by the duo Shankar Jaikishan and featuring Rais Khan on sitar, “Raga Jazz Style” is one of the best Indian Jazz lp’s I know. Instruments on the record, besides the aforementioned sitar, are electric guitar, bass, drums, tabla, piano, saxophone, trumpet and flute. Now get to groovin’

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  1. Vilmo permalink
    November 3, 2011 7:17 pm

    Mind blowing stuff ! thanks


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