Abassi, Rez - Things to Come

Excellent new album by this guitarist who is exploring his Pakistani and South Asian roots with this album and blending them with modern jazz forms and language - much in the way that Vijay Iyer and Rudresh Mahanthappa do (and both of them appear here!). Very nice record.

"Rez Abbasi in his new recording "Things To Come" blends musical elements of his South Asian heritage with those of progressive jazz. Jazz itself has always been open to diverse musical influences. The Pakistani-American Abbasi is involved with an increasingly influential group of musicians of South Asian descent, most notably pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, both of whom appear on "Things To Come". The addition of Indian classical vocalist Kiran Ahluwalia to the ensemble on a number of pieces adds a unique beauty to this inspiring new recording."

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