Tuesday, April 11, 2006

NY Times Review of Sangam

The saxophonist Charles Lloyd emerged in the tailwind of John Coltrane, and the implicit message of his music since he first became known was that all cultures understand each other through their musicians. Drones and modes did a lot of the work: by using them, Mr. Lloyd — after Coltrane's model — showed that the cultural distance between America, India, Africa and Spain wasn't so enormous after all.

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