This stunning new release on renowned Indian label Underscore Records celebrates the collaborative work of Sandy Evans, one of Australia’s leading jazz musicians, with Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani’s brilliant Carnatic music ensemble Sruthi Laya. The beautiful improvisations and compositions on Cosmic Waves explore the ocean as a metaphor for cross-cultural dialogue, creating links through music for the deep expression of the human spirit. Sandy Evans: Tenor and Soprano Saxophone.
1. Ksheera Sagara (Evans/Balasai) -- 2. Big Swell(Evans) -- 3. Floating on an emerald green sea(Evans) -- 4. Big swell reprise (Evans/Mani) -- 5. Noisy whale and Oystercatchers (Evans/Balasai) -- 6. Eagle landing at cape leveque (Evans) -- 7. Cosmic waves at west beach (Evans/Mani) -- 8. Morning star (Evans/Balasai) -- 9. Clouds at dawn (Evans) -- 10. Child of the sea (Raju) -- 11. The Agile Wallaby (Evans) -- 12. Sea blossom (Balasai).