Inspired by South Indian percussion and certain Indian ragas, guitarist-composer Joel Harrison began writing the music for Turning World nearly a decade ago—he had just met the virtuoso Anupam Shobhakar and their collaborative process fed Harrison new ideas, determined to find obscure connections between the jazz musician’s and Indian musician’s approaches to improvising. And he delved into his love of percussion—the tip tap of mallets, the thunder of timpani, the slap of sticks on skins. Harrison tried to make each movement a world unto itself yet connected to the whole, highlighting different components of the ensemble.
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