Mahaphon Clang

  1. a brief summary of our tour in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, our recording in Chennai and our upcoming album

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  2. a short impression of our concert in Karachi featuring Ustad Bashir Khan and Waqas Gulab, live at the NAPA, Karachi, February 2014

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  3. a documentary about our tour over India and our music

    Mahaphon Clang India Tour 2012

    Jan F. Kurth - vocals

    Lutz Streun - saxophone

    Demian Kappenstein - drums

    Matthias Kurth - guitar

    &

    Ramesh Shotham - percussion

    12.03.2012 Coimbatore, Gedee Auditorium

    14.03.2012 Chennai, Metro-Station Thiruvanmiyur

    14.03.2012 Chennai, Goethe-Institut

    16.03.2012 Trivandrum, Co-Bank Towers

    19.03.2012 Chandigarh, Panjab University

    supported by:

    Goethe Institut
    &
    Kulturamt der Stadt Köln

    video editing by Matthias Kurth

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  4. a brief documentary about our tour over India and our music

    Mahaphon Clang India Tour 2012

    Jan F. Kurth - vocals

    Lutz Streun - saxophone

    Demian Kappenstein - drums

    Matthias Kurth - guitar

    &

    Ramesh Shotham - percussion

    12.03.2012 Coimbatore, Gedee Auditorium

    14.03.2012 Chennai, Metro-Station Thiruvanmiyur

    14.03.2012 Chennai, Goethe-Institut

    16.03.2012 Trivandrum, Co-Bank Towers

    19.03.2012 Chandigarh, Panjab University

    supported by:

    Goethe Institut
    &
    Kulturamt der Stadt Köln

    video editing by Matthias Kurth

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Mahaphon Clang

Jan F. Kurth

Mahaphon Clang - Music of the Moment

Mahaphon Clang is a group from Germany, whose music is best described as multi-folkloral-urban-improvised music or simply "music of the moment". The group joins elements of Karnatik and Hindustani music, Free Jazz,…


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Mahaphon Clang - Music of the Moment

Mahaphon Clang is a group from Germany, whose music is best described as multi-folkloral-urban-improvised music or simply "music of the moment". The group joins elements of Karnatik and Hindustani music, Free Jazz, European Avantgarde and popular music, such as Banghra, Bollywood, Dubstep, Funk, Hard Rock and many more.

There are no written concepts, at each concert the musicians decide on the spot what to play.

Mahaphon Clang is also an intergenerational project, having started as a collaboration of the young group Lautstark!4 with renowned percussionist Ramesh Shotham. Shotham is originally from Chennai and lives in Cologne for over 25 years.

Mahaphon Clang are:

Ramesh Shotham - percussion, voice
Jan F. Kurth - voice, electronics
Matthias Kurth - electric guitar
Lutz Streun - tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, efx
Demian Kappenstein - drums, percussion, objects

http://www.mahaphonclang.com

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