Rudresh Mahanthappa archive
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa On Piano Jazz
Read Balancing Influences: Saxophonist Mahanthappa Blends Styles
May 12, 2013 – Rudresh Mahanthappa blends Indian and Western styles, and still makes it rock.
Read Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting
February 13, 2013 – The saxophonist and his quartet cross-pollinate Indian classical music and Captain Beefheart.
Read First Listen: Rudresh Mahanthappa, 'Gamak'
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa And Samdhi, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2012 WBGO
August 5, 2012 – Blending South Asian music with funk, the saxophonist's band is electric, literally and otherwise. WBGO
Watch Performance Enhancing Drums
Watch Rudresh Mahanthappa: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa And Bunky Green, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2011 WGBH
August 8, 2011 – Hear a matchup of two sizzling and sinuous alto saxophonists, and the touring band it spawned. WGBH
Read Tegan & Sara, Trombone Shorty And More: A Newport Festival Preview
July 26, 2011 – Hear a preview of some of the artists featured at this year's Newport folk and jazz festivals.
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition, Esperanza Spalding Quartet On JazzSet WBGO
March 18, 2010 – The sky was bright last August in Newport, R.I. — but this week's artists are glowing young stars. WBGO
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition: Newport Jazz Festival 2009 WGBH
August 9, 2009 – The Indian-American alto saxophonist's trio explored the space between South Asian music and jazz. WGBH
Listen Saxophone Stylings, With A South-Asian Flair
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa: South Asian Jazz