I strongly believe that "Fusion/World Music" is not just simply combining instruments, but is the emotional response to culture and musical genres". 'Mosaic In Motion' is the natural progression and communication of artistic and creative passion. In naming the tracks, the titles reflect the painstaking task ( hours of brain - ache with friends and family!) of putting this album together".
Album * * * * Review by Matthew Warnock (Editor in Chief for Guitar International Magazine)
"Mosaic in Motion is an album that can't, and shouldn't, be fully absorbed in one listening session. This music was written with such depth and detail, and performed with such creativity, that it something new will jump out of each song upon every new listen. Melodies that weren't previously heard will now be brought into focus.
A new rhythmic variation in the drums, which previously hung in the background, will suddenly leap to the front of the stage. This is the true test of an album with this amount of improvisation and interaction, can it stand the test of time and does it hold up to extensive listening. In both cases the answer is a resounding yes. This is an album of the highest quality and musical caliber that is sure to bring sonic enjoyment to any fan of modern improvised jazz and world music."
released September 21, 2012
SANDEEP RAVAL: Keyboards,PANArt Hang Drum,Congas,Tabla,Bodhran,Darbuka,Duff,Frame Drum,Ring Drum,Drum Kit,Vocal,Programming and Percussions
RUPESH PARIHAST: Sarod
MAHESH VINAYAKRAM: Vocal
SHREYAS DAVE: Flute, Bansuri
FRAISER ALLIBONE: Saxophone (Trk 1)
STEPHEN O'GORMAN: Saxophone
JOHN BOWMAN: Piano (Trk 3)
KIRAN THAKRAR: E-Piano/Keyboard (Trk 2&7)
ASHWIN SRINIVASAN: Flute, Bansuri (Trk 5)
STUART SWEENEY : Drum Kit (Trk 2&3)
DICK BERRIE: Bass, Guitar
TIM HARRIES: Double Bass (Trk 4)
KISHA K SALMON: Vocal, Cello (Trk 5)
JACOB STONEY: Spanish Guitar
TOM LEITH E-Guitar/Remix, (Trk 9)
MARK HUTCHINSON: Spanish Guitar (Trk 8)
TIM WILSON : Keyboard (Trk 6)
STEVE TEW: FujaraSALIM JAM: Vocal (Trk 7)
LATHA S, S MALATHI AND G HEMAMMBIGAA: Chorus (Trk 5)
ALL THE TRACKS WRITTEN, ARRANGED AND PRODUCED BY SANDEEP RAVAL
Except Track 8 written by Sandeep Raval & Shreyas Dave and track 9 REMIX & Arranged By Tom Leith.
Album Mixed at Rooksmere studio by Mark Hutchinson & Mastered By Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering.
Cover Photograph: Helen Roscoe, Inside Photograph: Kevin Stoney.
CD Cover Design & Manufacture: Disc wizards
Thanks To: Kamla Raval,Shivali Raval,Jay-Darshan,Kevin Stoney,Julie Underwood,Kuljit Bhamra, Graham Roberts,
Jagdeep Shah, Hasu Manek, Andy Shaw, Robin Daniel and all the friends who worked on this album.