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Rich A La Rakha

LP (Item 53929) World Pacific, Late 60s — Condition: Sealed
Gatefold
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(€11.99 || £9.55 || ¥1756) (approx.)
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A pretty hip record – a lot cooler than you'd expect from Buddy Rich! The record features Rich playing with a group of Indian musicians lead by Alla Rakha on tabla, conducted by Ravi Shankar, who also wrote all the material on the album – and Paul Horn also joins the group for a bit of flute on some tracks. The tunes are mostly in the Indian idiom, with less jazz touches than you might expect from Rich's presence – and Buddy mostly supplys fills and some harder drum riffs on the tracks. Titles include "Khanda Kafi", "Duet In Dadra", "Tal Sawari", and "Nagma E Raksh". (Sealed 60s pressing!)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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