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Trilok Gurtu (Kashmiri: त्रिलोक गुर्टू (Devanagari), ترلوک گرٹو (Nastaleeq)) (born in Mumbai, India on 30 October 1951) is a Kashmiri Indian percussionist and composer, whose work has blended the music of his homeland with jazz fusion, world music and other genres. He has released his own albums and has collaborated with many artists, including Terje Rypdal, Gary Moore, John McLaughlin, Jan Garbarek, Joe Zawinul, Bill Laswell, Maria João & Mário Laginha, and Robert Miles.

Gurtu began playing western drum kit in the 1970s, and developed interest in jazz. In a 1995 television special on Jimi Hendrix, Gurtu mentioned having initially learned western music without awareness of overdubbing, which, he said, forced him to learn multiple parts which most musicians would have never attempted. In the 1970s, he played with Charlie Mariano, John Tchicai, Terje Rypdal, and Don Cherry.

One of Gurtu's earliest recordings was around 1977 in the record Apo-Calypso in an album
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TRILOK GURTU Usfret album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Usfret
World Fusion 1988
TRILOK GURTU Living Magic album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Living Magic
World Fusion 1991
TRILOK GURTU Crazy Saints album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Crazy Saints
World Fusion 1993
TRILOK GURTU Believe album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Believe
World Fusion 1994
TRILOK GURTU The Glimpse album cover 4.62 | 4 ratings
The Glimpse
World Fusion 1996
TRILOK GURTU Kathak album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Kathak
World Fusion 1998
TRILOK GURTU African Fantasy album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
African Fantasy
World Fusion 1999
TRILOK GURTU The Beat of Love album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
The Beat of Love
World Fusion 2001
TRILOK GURTU Remembrance album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Remembrance
World Fusion 2002
TRILOK GURTU Izzat: Respect album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Izzat: Respect
World Fusion 2003
TRILOK GURTU Broken Rhythms album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Broken Rhythms
World Fusion 2004
TRILOK GURTU Farakala (with Frikyiwa Family) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Farakala (with Frikyiwa Family)
World Fusion 2005
TRILOK GURTU Arkeology (with Arkè String Quartet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arkeology (with Arkè String Quartet)
World Fusion 2006
TRILOK GURTU Massical album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Massical
World Fusion 2009
TRILOK GURTU Spellbound album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Spellbound
World Fusion 2013
TRILOK GURTU God Is a Drummer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
God Is a Drummer
World Fusion 2020

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TRILOK GURTU Bad Habits Die Hard album cover 3.83 | 3 ratings
Bad Habits Die Hard
World Fusion 1996
TRILOK GURTU 21 Spices (with Simon Phillips) album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
21 Spices (with Simon Phillips)
World Fusion 2011
TRILOK GURTU Crazy Saints Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crazy Saints Live
World Fusion 2015

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TRILOK GURTU re-issues & compilations

TRILOK GURTU The Trilok Gurtu Collection album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
The Trilok Gurtu Collection
World Fusion 1997
TRILOK GURTU Twenty Years of Talking Tabla album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twenty Years of Talking Tabla
World Fusion 2007

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