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Primary Instrument: Tablas

Born: October 30, 1951

A world class, virtuoso percussionist, now in his mid fifties, Trilok has attracted a world class set of collaborators over a long career; these started with John McLaughlin in whose trio, Trilok flourished as the featured soloist for 4 years, other jazz greats continued this path “ Joe Zawinul, Jan Garbarek, Don Cherry, Bill Evans, Pharoah Sanders, Dave Holland were all attracted to Trilok’s burning sense of rhythm. Of course he is deeply rooted in the Indian tradition, so it is no surprise to see that collaborations also took place with the glitterati of Indian musical society “ his mother, Shobha Gurtu, Zakir Hussain, L. Shankar, Shankar Mahadevan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, The Misra Brothers and Sultan Khan. World music has become an established genre in which Trilok has further “ploughed his own furrow” with his own group, to great effect, performing and recording with Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Angelique Kidjo, Neneh Cherry, Omara Portuondo, Tuvan throat singers, Huun Huur Tu, to such effect that . Rita Ray of BBC Radio described him as “a serial collaborator”....
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Featured recording “Spellbound”

Spellbound

Moosicus Gmbh
2013
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    Trilok Gurtu: Spellbound

    Moosicus Gmbh
    2013
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    Spellbound

    CMP Records
    2013
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    21 Spices

    Art of Groove/Indigo
    2011
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    Massical

    CMP Records
    2009
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    Twenty Years Of Talking Tabla: The Definitive

    CMP Records
    2007
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    Arkeology

    CMP Records
    2006
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    Broken Rhythms

    CMP Records
    2004
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Nov25 Exploring the Hidden Music
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