“Modus Oper-Randy Jamrok”: TABLA SOLO IN ROOPAL TAAL

"A modus operandi is someone's habits of working, particularly in the context of business or criminal investigations, but also more generally. It is a Latin phrase, approximately translated as method or mode of operating." "Modus Oper-Randy Jamrok" is the title of my latest Roopak Taal tabla solo because Randy is my nickname, and because my … Continue reading “Modus Oper-Randy Jamrok”: TABLA SOLO IN ROOPAL TAAL

JamrokTabla Artist Feature Series: Austin Thomas – Sitar

JamrokTabla Artist Feature Series features Randall Jamrok performing with up-and-coming Indian Classical Musicians in the Chicago area. Today, we feature Austin Thomas, a student of Maestro Aloke Dasgupta, performing Raag Yaman in Tintaal. Featured Artist: Austin Thomas, Sitar with Randall Jamrok, Tabla https://youtu.be/Zgq1IZXx8Co Special thanks to Laji & Family for video recording, food, and chai!

Post #10–Tehai Compositional Tool

Tehai is a musical motivic device in Indian Classical music, in which a motive is played three times (with a space of 0 to 4 or more beats in between each repetition) and the last note of the third repetition falling on the Sum (beat one of the cycle) (regular), just after the Sum (ateet), … Continue reading Post #10–Tehai Compositional Tool