This fiery, infectious album combines the best of percussion from the traditional to the modern and contemporary. Presenting earthy beats that capture the flavour of Rajasthan and its desert laden scape, a hunt in the forest, the haunting sounds of outer space, to the electrifying beats of Bollywood and finally, a foot-tapping jam of percussion this is a complete and wholesome presentation of New Age percussion, presented by virtuosos Ustad Zakir Hussain, Taufiq Qureshi and Bickram Ghosh.
Pulsating Drums is an exciting rhapsody of beats and rhythm by virtuosos Ustad Zakir Hussain, Taufiq Qureshi and Bickram Ghosh.
With percussion heavy weight Zakir Hussain and the equally brilliant Taufiq Qureshi and Bickram Ghosh, the album packs in some formidable tracks that hold their own, in a spectacular display of throbbing and pulsating rhythms.
The Zen of Space and where deserts meet present astounding deftness by the tabla wizard Ustad Zakir Hussain as he explores the sound of space and the myriad facets of the desert.
Mater percussionist Taufiq Qureshi opens up a Pandora's Box of rhythm with his tracks. Peshkar is an earthy track full of Indian-ness, Perc Jam and Rhythms of Bollywood are tracks filled with modern and contermporary influences, while The Hunt is a fantastic sonic exploration into life in a forest.
Acupella is a song in a rhythmic language with strong contemporary influences of hip-hop and techno, married to Bickram Ghosh's unique style of 'Bol Scat'.
|1||The Zen of Space - Zakir Hussain||12:34|
|2||Peshkar - Taufiq Qureshi||08:18|
|3||Where Deserts Meet - Zakir Hussain||09:53|
|4||The Hunt - Taufiq Qureshi||04:08|
|5||Rhythms of Bollywood - Taufiq Qureshi||05:39|
|6||Pere Jam - Taufiq Qureshi||16:20|
|7||Acupella - Bickram Ghosh||04:06|