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RE: kosmic renaissance - sax looping, tablas, etc

you play tablas, too? whoa....

> [Original Message]
> From: Hartung, Kris <kris.hartung@hp.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 7/10/2005 12:23:19 AM
> Subject: kosmic renaissance - sax looping, tablas, etc
> kosmic renaissance in jazz news:
> http://home.nestor.minsk.by/jazz/news/2005/07/0805.html "This trio
> pushes jazz to the edge with tabla drumming, live saxophone and
> saxophone looping, and groundbreaking emceeing using the newest in
> technology, the Vestax Faderboard, developed by Kosmic Renaissance
> artist Shing02. David Boyce (sax), Sameer Gupta (tabla), Shing02
> (emcee)."
> Their website with some sound samples:
> http://www.isotoperecords.com/KA.htm
> "KA is a trio of accomplished Bay Area improvisers concerned with the
> exploration of sound, texture, and rhythm, Toni Pope (vocals, efx),
> Sameer Gupta (tabla, drums), and David Boyce (saxophone, bass clarinet,
> synth) conjure other worldly tones that are as ancient as the pyramids,
> and as futuristic as quantum physics. It is an abstract sound that
> speaks to our soulful cosmic selves; an intuitive music expressing the
> essence of our collective creative consciousness. "
> What's the Vestax Faderboard?
> Interesting. I really like the second sample.  It's great to hear Tablas
> used more with looping instruments. I've been bringing mine to my
> performances lately. I build a soundscape, and then sit on the ground
> and solo with them. 
> Kris