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Re: Maybe why Avante-garde looping in US...

good example fer me is that 'concert for george' dvd that is out-
bunch o' great old geezers from the 60s playin harrison music real good-the
middle section is dedicated to george's love of Ravi Shankar' stuff-i dont
think he plays on this but his Beautacious daughter-Anoushka-nora jones'
sister plays her butt off. plus they do a classical indian piece  called
ARPAN and she leads this big indian band and is conducting this rhythm and
it sure aint no 4/4. Eric clapton sits in and attempts to play w/in the
beats of the song-and i guess its admirable-but that song is really

on 2/2/06 7:40 PM, Kevin at kevin@TheNettles.com wrote:

> At 04:40 PM 2/2/2006, "loop.pool" wrote:
>> The Indians use these  four subdivision:...
> In the trio that plays for clubs, our Indian tabla player sometimes
> teaches the audience a keherva rhythm as:
> THEY go, with US for DINner
>> In this way you can make a practise matrix of any time signature you
>> want to take on and just sing the syllables...
> What's really wild is watching an Indian audience clap in 10/4.
>> One long band practise or two playing different time signatures against
>> each other will usually do the trick to learn how to do this...
> Wow, I never thought of using Indian rhythms
> _polyrhythmically_!  Always something to learn!
> Thanks,
> Kevin
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