According to consultants, Cambodia music is a mesh of cultural traditions in China, India and Khmer empire. As well as contributing to an enormous number of albums by different artists together with John Coltrane’s seminal “Africa/Brass” in 1961, McCoy Tyner’s “Tender Moments” and Thelonious Monk’s “Orchestra In Town Hall” amongst numerous different appearances, by 1972 Norton began to release material below his personal pseudonym BROTHER AHH together with his debut SOUND AWARENESS being launched on the Strata East label in 1972 after finding time away from the Sun Ra Arkestra’s demanding schedule.
One such band was the THIRD EAR BAND which was formed by Dave Tomlin who participated in free-kind jazz periods on the London Free College and took the present over to the well-known UFO Membership the place he would solicit a free-kind group of viewers members and band members after hours to interact in spontaneous jams around Indo-raga, European folks, Medieval classical and experimental kinds.
The result’s an ungainly, fascinating and infrequently lovely dialog between cool-faculty jazz and Indian music, one that may lay the foundations for a whole bunch of comparable experiments from the likes of John McLaughlin, Alice Coltrane, Nitin Sawhney and Courtney Pine.
Out of this got here chutney music, spawned in the early 1900s and coming into its own by the 1940s, spreading to the Indian communities across Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname, amongst other Caribbean of the pioneers of this style was Lakhan Kariya, a singer from Felicity who was a popular artiste who took the music to Indo-Trinbagonian communities across the island.
Esoteric Information have now launched re-mastered editions of the three Island albums as a double CD. These vintage classics are critically below-reviewed on Prog Archives, so I’ll attempt to summarize them for anyone considering exploration, terming the albums IBC (‘In Blissful Firm’), Q (‘Quintessence’) & DD (‘Dive Deep’).