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Oct 20, 2009
South Indian Carnatic Jazz Fusion Improvisation
Two unique instruments featured in the performance are the the Ghatam and Kanjira. Ghatam-a Clay Pot Percussion Instrument shown in the photo below. Learn more about Ghatam here:
Carnatic musical instruments here:
While the instrumentation was superb, it was the vocal improvisation that stole the show. Enjoy this video montage of the musical performance highlighting Carnatic vocal improvisation where the musicians create a lyrical language and pass the verbal beat from person to person. This is my first mini video-reporting piece.