Rez Abbasi – No Filter


Over more than a dozen albums as a leader Pakistan-born New York-based guitarist Rez Abbasi has built up a formidable canon as a deft curator of pan-cultural concepts. His latest Carnatic-inspired collection, Unfiltered Universe, the final instalment of a triptych with his star-studded Invocation band, furthers his investigations into the variegated mysteries of South Asian music. John Murph spoke to Abbasi, as well as his key collaborators, drummer Dan Weiss and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, to find out more

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