Raga Tribute to the Coltrane Legacy on Raag Aur Taal

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Two weeks ago, on John Coltrane's Birthday, Brooklyn Raga Massive performed a stunning tribute to the Coltrane Legacy. Recorded in front of a capacity crowd at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, WKCR will broadcast the concert in it's entirety. As well, musical Director Sameer Gupta will join host David Ellenbogen for an on-air discussion of the relationship between the music of these two worlds.

The all-star ensemble includes:
Sameer Gupta - Drumset/Tab
la (musical director), Brandee Younger - Harp, Jay Gandhi - Bansuri, Arun Ramamurthy - Violin, Pawan Benjamin - Sax, Trina Basu - Violin, Neel Murgai - Sitar, Ben Tyree - Guitar, Rashaan Carter - Bass, Michael Gam - Bass

Special Guests: Roopa Mahadevan - Vocal, Anupam Shobhakar - Sarod, Jessica Lurie - Sax,
Ken Shoji- Violin, Dawoud, Kringle - Dilruba, Giancarlo Luigi - Chekere and Percussion