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RE: kosmic renaissance - sax looping, tablas, etc
Yes, but despite learning from videos and books, I am a sloppy, fake
tablas player....I just transferred my fast guitar playing and sense of
rhythm to fast fingers on the tablas skins. It gets me by. :) In no
way do I claim to be a real tablas player, nor a sitar player for that
matter. Here are sample of my half-assed tablas and sitar playing.
Tablas - http://box.net/public/khartung/files/263509.html
Sitar - http://box.net/public/khartung/files/263508.html
From: Timothy Mungenast [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 8:15 PM
Subject: RE: kosmic renaissance - sax looping, tablas, etc
you play tablas, too? whoa....
> [Original Message]
> From: Hartung, Kris <email@example.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
> Their website with some sound samples:
> "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
> 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.