L SUBRAMANIAM — Conversations (review)

L SUBRAMANIAM — Conversations album cover Album · 1984 · World Fusion Buy this album from MMA partners
4/5 ·
Slartibartfast
If memory serves this was the album that introduced me to L. Subramaniam as I was already familiar with Stephane Grappelli. The pair work well together. Six are tracks with the both of them. There's a arranged and adapted Paganini Caprice 5 without Stephane and one piano solo by Grappelli. I did not know he played piano.

Unlike the other Subramaniam duet I have, with Larry Coryell, the two are accompanied by other musicians. And this one is an electric music affair with bass, drums, and keyboards. Not your standard swing or Indian music offered here but rather fusion with a French and Indian accent. Worth checking out particularly if you are a fan of Jean Luc Ponty's '70's fusion albums.
Share this review

Review Comments

Post a public comment below | Send private message to the reviewer
Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

JMA TOP 5 Jazz ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
A Love Supreme Post Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners
Kind of Blue Cool Jazz
MILES DAVIS
Buy this album from our partners
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Progressive Big Band
CHARLES MINGUS
Buy this album from our partners
My Favorite Things Hard Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners

New Jazz Artists

New Jazz Releases

Lockdown Sessions Post-Fusion Contemporary
MARK WIBBERLEY
Buy this album from MMA partners
The Norse Link + B Sides Post-Fusion Contemporary
MARK WIBBERLEY
Buy this album from MMA partners
Immortality Pop/Art Song/Folk
NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN
Buy this album from MMA partners
I love ”Makkisa” Post Bop
AMATO JAZZ TRIO
Buy this album from MMA partners
The Light That Shines Progressive Big Band
PATCHWORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Jazz Online Videos

And the Devil Too
SUGAR BLUE
js· 1 day ago
The Light That Shines
PATCHWORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA
js· 1 day ago
Old Harriot Hat
MARTIN KÜCHEN
js· 1 day ago
Amore baciami
MASSIMO FARAÒ
js· 1 day ago
More videos

New JMA Jazz Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Jazz News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us