Trilok Gurtu

  • Trilok Gurtu
Percussionist
Column : Music

For decades this genius percussionist was put into the "Jazz" corner - because he played with such Jazz giants as John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Joe Zawinul. When his first "Africa meets India" album appeared in 2000 (with Angelique Kidjo and Oumou Sangare), world music fans started to take notice. Bhangra electronica to juju soul, Afro-Asian funk to raga-pop, Trilok Gurtu declares a global universal vision because this music builds bridges, and not only between Africa and India.
Album : Broken Rhythms (Cream Records / Sony 2003

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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