Natraj featuring special guest Indian classical vocal maestro Madhuvanti Bhide
June 8, 2013
Discover the exhilarating music that emerges when tradition-rooted but adventurous Indian classical voice mingles with an emotive raga-influenced saxophone and an inventive, hard-driving rhythm section! In this performance, world-jazz veterans Natraj team up with Indian classical vocal maestro Madhuvanti Bhide for an evening of exciting interplay and a contemporary approach to Indian- and African-influenced music. “Natraj… at the forefront of blending the classical Indian and… African tradition[s] with American jazz and improvisation,” raves the Boston Phoenix. In addition to special guest, Indian vocalist Madhuvanti Bhide, Natraj features saxophonist Phil Scarff, bassist John Funkhouser, tabla and multipercussion wizard Jerry Leake, and drummer Bertram Lehmann.