“And now,” reflects Zakir Hussain, “the decades of individual music experiences we all have had poured into this gathering’s offering has resulted in an extraordinary depth to the sound and interaction of this band.”
What critics are saying about This Moment:
“…extraordinary musical communication that transcends traditions, concepts, and formal approaches, making Shakti a band for the ages.” – Thom Jurek, Allmusic.com
“This Moment, the group’s seventh outing together, captures Shakti once again stretching the boundaries of Hindustani and Carnatic music while injecting Western ideas of harmony into its successful world music formula.” – Bill Milkowski, Downbeat
“The stratospheric level of collective expertise creates a mystical musical vessel designed to take the listener on a transcendental celebration of life.” – Jimmy Leslie, Guitar Player
“…this remarkable album, played with such a high degree of musicianship it seems beyond the realm of mere mortals…. goes beyond anything heard before in jazz…” – Stuart Nicholson, Jazzwise (5-Star Review)
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