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Trilok Gurtu (born in Mumbai (Bombay) on 30 October 1951) is an Indian percussionist. His mother, singer Shobha Gurtu, started him on the tabla, and he later studied the instrument with Abdul Karim. He started playing the Western drum kit in the 1970s, and became interested in jazz. In the 1970s he played with Oregon,Charlie Mariano, John Tchicai, Terje Rypdal, and Don Cherry.

In the 1980s he played with John McLaughlin and since the 1990s he has been a… read more

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  • Avatar for lukasz_pulawski
    Some time ago Trilok Gurtu performed on Nguyen Le's Tales from Viet-Nam. I consider it a classic album in jazz fusion/world music genre and therefore dedicated a comprehensive review of the album. You can read it by clicking below. There's a translation tool in the top right corner. Finally, if you like the review you may also click "lubię to" button to like my website (on the right handside of the page).
  • Avatar for PAN_GROT
    Happy Birthday!! 21.10.1951.
  • Avatar for TookTheBluePill
    Living & Magical, indeed. Seen him live!
  • Avatar for kaly_
    Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • Avatar for Tensegrity17
    Great Musician. Love his sound.
  • Avatar for ElDharma
    już dzisiaj we wrocławiu! :)
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  • Avatar for psychodelicje
    lubię go!
  • Avatar for MetroHadriani
    Live's a dream in these spheres
  • Avatar for LestertheDog
    Very creative fellow, seen him a few times live with McLaughlin and his own band. Just fantastic shows all around.

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