Part of the 15th Annual Small World Asian Music Series, sponsored by TD Bank and in partnership with Exclaim!
Monsoon combines elements of creative Jazz and traditional Indian Classical music into rich and meaningful cross-cultural expression. Memorable original compositions featuring Eastern melodies, worldly grooves and improvisations captivate as unique musical experiences. Their synthesis of the deep spirituality of Indian Ragas with the creative and expression from the West has brought Monsoon’s first CD release "Pranaam" international acclaim.
Jonathan Kay - Saxophones, esraj, shakuhachi
Andrew Kay - Alto saxophone, himalayan singing bowls
Justin Gray - Bass Veena, electric 6 string bass
Ravi Naimpally - Tabla
The Great Mandala - from Monsoon's Mandala CD Release
CBC's Glenn Gould Studio at the 6th Annual Toronto Indo-Jazz Festival
November 9th, 2014
Rasa Lila - Inspired by Raga Kafi Sindhura and Esraj Maestro Ranadhir Roy
The Burdock, Toronto
March 20th, 2017