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Both Hands - Rudresh Mahanthappa - Bird Calls (CD, Album)

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  1. Rudresh Mahanthappa went on to reset the boundaries of jazz himself, incorporating classical Indian rhythms and scales. Now, he's paying homage to Charlie Parker with his album "Bird Calls." (SOUNDBITE OF ALBUM, "BIRD CALLS") RATH: The music on the album is a tribute to Bird. But there are no Charlie Parker tunes here.
  2. Inspired by his love of the music of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker, Rudresh Mahanthappa pays homage to the late bebop innovator on 's Bird phapuntinittestsincpeachoverkderswamwee.coinfo was purportedly while breaking down Parker's performance on "Donna Lee" to help a student learn the infamously difficult song that saxophonist Mahanthappa came up with the concept of a different way to interpret Parker's music.8/
  3. Feb 27,  · Check out Bird Calls by Rudresh Mahanthappa with Adam O'Farrill, Matt Mitchell, François Moutin & Rudy Royston on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD.
  4. Bird Calls #1 On the Dl Bird Calls #2 Chillin' Bird Calls #3 Talin Is Thinking Both Hands Bird Calls #4 Gopuram Maybe Later Bird Calls #5 Sure Why Not? Man, Thanks for Coming Saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa examines the influence of Charlie Parker through a 21st century jazz lens.
  5. Rudresh Mahanthappa is a forward-thinker, to be sure. There is no "Ornithology" on Bird Calls, but instead Mahanthappa has created a study of the "Both Hands" gives us a breakneck line.
  6. Mahanthappa describes the even more breakneck “Both Hands” as “Bird’s melody from ‘Dexterity,’ but with all the rests removed,” and it’s every bit as electrifying as that description implies.
  7. On Bird Calls, alto saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa takes on the music of Charlie Parker in a personal and profound way, accompanied by his whip-smart, uber-hip and youthful backing band. Let's face it, folks; this is the sort of thing a jazz fan's daydreams are made of.
  8. Mar 07,  · Ultimately, with Bird Calls, Mahanthappa has crafted an exuberant, expressive album that’s as fresh and surprising as the music Parker originally recorded. ~ Matt Collar. Tracklist: Bird Calls #1 On the Dl Bird Calls #2 Chillin’ Bird Calls #3 Talin Is Thinking Both Hands Bird Calls #4 Gopuram Maybe.
  9. Saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa examines the influence of Charlie Parker through a 21st century jazz lens. Featuring Matt Mitchell, François Moutin, Rudy Royston, and year-old trumpet prodigy Adam O’Farrill. In Rudresh Mahanthappa's own words: "It’s easy to say that Bird influenced modern music without dissecting that notion. If I had any agenda for this album, it was to.

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