The Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya has been collaborating with western musicians for many years, but this album works only in part. John McLaughlin, who pioneered Indo-Jazz fusion with Enter Shakhti, joins Bhattacharya for “A Mystical Morning”, starting with Calcutta street sounds and building into an extended musical conversation; elsewhere, Jerry Douglas plays dobro.

Debashish Bhattacharya and Friends

Beyond The Ragasphere

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