Global Sounds

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Remember Shakti

Remember Shakti - Photo: Sven Petersen Wikimedia Commons

Remember Shakti

...remember Remember Shakti?! Can you believe it's been almost twenty years since the twenty years between Shakti and Remember Shakti. This week in Global Sounds, allow us to jog your memory with a sensational one night stop-over in Mumbai. The year is 2000 and world fusion pioneers John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, U. Shrinivas, V. Selvaganesh and Shankar Mahadevan are joined by a host of guest talent for one incredible Saturday Night in Bombay. Not to be missed!

Album Details
Saturday Night in Bombay (Verve 440 014 164-2)

Musicians featured...
John McLaughlin (guitar)
Zakir Hussain (tabla)
U. Shrinivas (mandolin)
V. Selvaganesh (kanjira, ghatam, mridangam)
Shankar Mahadevan (vocal)
Shiv Kumar Sharma (santur)
Debashish Bhattacharya (Hindustani slide guitar)
Sivamani (drums & percussion)
Bhavani Shankar, Roshan Ali & Aziz (dholak and/or pakhawaj)
Taufiq Qureshi (def, dafli & percussion)

Tracks featured...
MCLAUGHLIN : Luki
MCLAUGHLIN: Lotus Feet - featuring Hariprasad Chaurasia (bansuri) (from Remember Shakti  Verve 559 945-2)
SHARMA: Shringar - featuring Shiv Kumar Sharma (santur)
SHRINIVAS: Giriraj Sudha - with A.K. Pallanival (tavil)