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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…

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  • 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). http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2013/03/recenzje-klasyka-tales-from-viet-nam.html
  • Happy Birthday!! 21.10.1951.
  • Living & Magical, indeed. Seen him live!
  • Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • Great Musician. Love his sound.
  • już dzisiaj we wrocławiu! :)
  • <3
  • lubię go!
  • Live's a dream in these spheres
  • Very creative fellow, seen him a few times live with McLaughlin and his own band. Just fantastic shows all around.

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