Ahh the swagger. Imagine the impending doom that Genghis Khan and his many armies would bring upon your peaceful little village…seeing them ride slowly over the steppes. And the khan. with his confidence and bravado, slowly entering on horse back ahead of them all.
That is the sort of image this groove conveys….heavy, majestic and a little chaotic at times.
Written in a 5 beat cycle….things related to 5 in Carnatic music are named “khanda”.
And of course, the khan will bring the blues in his wake.
from The Offering of Curtis Andrews
released December 18, 2008
Curtis Andrews: drumset
Patrick Boyle: trumpet
Bill Brennan: Hammond organ
Chris Harnett: alto saxophone
Brad Jefford: electric guitar
Rob Power: congas, gongs, tambourines and more
Josh Ward: electric bass
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