Exposé Online banner

Trilok Gurtu

Trilok Gurtu
Country
India
Profile
Trilok Gurtu (born 30 October, 1951 in Bombay) is an Indian percussionist and composer, whose work has blended the music of his homeland with jazz fusion, world music and other genres.
Website
http://www.trilokgurtu.net
Related articles (4)
Releases on file (13)
Panzerballett — Breaking Rain Panzerballett — Breaking Rain
(Gentle Art of Music GAOM 040, 2015, CD)
Trilok Gurtu with Simon Phillips / NDR Big Band — 21 Spices Trilok Gurtu with Simon Phillips / NDR Big Band — 21 Spices
(Mig Music MIG 80012, 2011, CD)
Tabla Beat Science — Tala Matrix Tabla Beat Science — Tala Matrix
(Palm Pictures PALMCD 2046-2, 2000, CD)
Nguyên Lê — Tales from Viêt-Nam Nguyên Lê — Tales from Viêt-Nam
(ACT 9225-2, 1996, CD)
Material — Hallucination Engine Material — Hallucination Engine
(Axiom 315-518 351-2, 1994, CD)
Jack Bruce — Somethin Els Jack Bruce — Somethin Els
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2427, 1993/2014, CD)
Trilok Gurtu — Usfret Trilok Gurtu — Usfret
(Times Square TSQ9018, 1988/2001, CD)
Matthias Frey — Onyx Matthias Frey — Onyx
(Rillenwerke MF 8206, 1982, LP)
Matthias Frey / Trilok Gurtu — Sandhya Matthias Frey / Trilok Gurtu — Sandhya
(Rillenwerke MF 8102, 1981, LP)
Embryo — Apo-Calypso Embryo — Apo-Calypso
(Disconforme DISC 1033 CD, 1977/1999, CD)
Charlie Mariano — October Charlie Mariano — October
(Contemp 2, 1977, LP)
Aktuala — Tappeto Volante Aktuala — Tappeto Volante
(GDRCD1104, 1976/2013, CD)
Aktuala — La Terra Aktuala — La Terra
(GDR CD 1103, 1974/2013, CD)

Latest news

2018-07-31
Tomasz Stańko RIP – Tomasz Stańko, one of the greats of Eastern European jazz, has died at the age of 76. Stańko's career started in Krzysztof Komeda's quintet, where he contributed trumpet from 1963-1967, when he formed his own group. He worked extensively with Edward Vesala, Don Cherry, Zbigniew Seifert, Chico Freeman, Howard Johnson, Cecil Taylor, and many others. Many of his recordings have been released by ECM, an association that began in the mid-70s. » Read more

2018-07-09
Soft Machine Set to Release New Music – It's been 50 years since The Soft Machine changed the face of music with their first album. Their blend of psychedelic rock and jazz was unique, and while the band went through many changes before disbanding in 1981 — by which time there were no original members remaining — they remained an innovative force with a style all their own. » Read more

2018-07-01
7d Surfaces Happy Rhodes Back Catalog – We've covered singer Happy Rhodes before, both for her solo work and recently with The Security Project, but her 11 albums have been hard to track down. Until now. 7d features high-quality downloads of all her releases, and several of them are also available on CD. » Read more

2018-06-25
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more

2018-06-13
Jon Hiseman RIP – One of the great drummers of the rock era has died. Jon Hiseman was a veteran of such ground-breaking groups as Colosseum (I and II), Tempest, John Mayal's Bleusbreakers, and was a founding member of the innovative large band United Jazz + Rock Ensemble. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Mellow Candle - Swaddling Songs – I think this one may have been repressed again, since I have seen many copies poke their heads out recently. This album in my opinion is the pinnacle of English progressive folk a la The Trees,...  (1993) » Read more

Magma - Théâtre du Taur - Concert 1975 - Toulouse – The long awaited fourth release on Christian Vander's AKT label is a legendary concert from September 24th, 1975 in Toulouse. The lineup here includes Christian and Stella Vander on drums and...  (1994) » Read more

James Coleman - Zuihutsu – We’re all familiar with the swooping outer-space sound of the theremin, the venerable electronic instrument played by waving the hands in the air around an antenna, so when I received a copy of a...  (2003) » Read more

Barry Cleveland - Volcano – For this outing, San Francisco Bay Area guitarist Barry Cleveland has enlisted a troop of comrades in his effort to bridge the gulf between western musical idioms and those beyond these shores. Though...  (2005) » Read more

Terra Ambient - Wanderlust – “Ambient” gets thrown around quite a lot, and both understanding of the term and of the genre seem to have finally and completely dissipated into catch-all meaninglessness... an ambivalent...  (2010) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues