“EDITH” ON TOUR – video with updated sound uploaded
Beches Indian Brew on tour in India and Sweden during 2016. Various versions of Edith, a piece by Bengt Berger in Khanda Chapu, a five beats rhythm, filmed at rehearsals and concerts in Chennai, Mumbai and Stockholm by Jöns Jönsson. This is with a new mix by Sigge Krantz replacing the earlier upload.
Musicians involved: Beches Brew: ”Sopandev” Bengt Berger, drums; Lise-Lotte Norelius, percussion/electronics; Stefan Bellnäs, bass; Göran Klinghagen and Max Schultz, guitars; Mats Öberg, keys; Sir Thomas Jäderlund, saxophones, bass clarinet, Livet Nord, violin; Jonas Knutsson and Thomas Gustafsson, saxophones.
Karnatic vidwans: Akkarai Sornalatha and Akkarai Subbulakshmi, violin, J.B. Srutisagar, flute; Jayachandra Rao, mridangam; Shreesundar Kumar, khanjira; N. Amrit, khanjira; V. Suresh, ghatam
Hindustani maestros: Nityanand Haldipur, flute; Sadanand Naimpalli, tabla.
West African Master Drummer: Doe Kushiator, Ghana
Sound: Sigge Krantz
The tour was made possible thanks to a grant from the Swedish Arts Agency Musikverket.