Somesh Mathur receives a warming review from Jazzweekly

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Somesh Mathur featuring Scott Kinsey: Time Stood Still

Vocalist and composer Somesh Mathur teams with Scott Kinsey on keyboards and bass, as well as various guests on this rich mix of jazz and world tones. The environs reach to African percussion as he chants on “Soulmate” while mixing Indian voice and CTI-flavored soul funk on “Nectar.” Steve Tavaglione’s alto gives a hip jazz feel to the pulsed “When  You’re Happy” and Gergo Borlai’s drums successfully snap on the alluring “Sweet Beats.” Moody bass and sitar create a soft curtain for Mathur on “Danseuse in Distress” and he creates some intriguing half tones on the traditional “And Time Stood Still.” A rich curry of sounds and pulses.

Kari Gaffney

Kari Gaffney

Since 1988 Kari-On Productions has helped artists get an even footing in the industry through jazz promotion in the genres of Jazz, World & Latin Jazz through Jazz Radio and Publicity. Why do we do both, because they compliment each other, and we care about fiscal longevity for the artist.

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