By Prasant Radhakrishnan
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Everyone is used to hearing the saxophone used in jazz and Western classical music. But what about South Indian classical music? Only in its second generation of existence, the phenomena of adapting this music on the saxophone has not only brought forth a new sound, but many questions and new interests from people in both the Indian classical and Western worlds. Noted saxophonist Prasant Radhakrishnan, an artist trained and at home in both the South Indian classical and jazz traditions discusses and demonstrates some of the nuances of both musical forms and attempts to answer some of the issues that arise regarding the combination of not only different instruments, but musical forms. More information can be found at http://www.prasantmusic.com.