Alam Khan – Immersion (AMMP Records, 2018)
Alam Khan’s Immersion highlights the resonance and splendor of the sarod, a 25-string North Indian lute. San Francisco-based Alam is the son of the late sarod virtuoso Ali Akbar Khan.
Immersion includes 6 spellbinding pieces that showcase the talent of Alam Khan as a sarod performer. He’s joined by Indranil Mallick on tabla and Benjamin Araki on tanpura.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.