Fareed Haque – Trance Hypothesis
Delmark DE 5012 (2013)
A powerful blend of groove jazz, world music, electronica and Punjabi folk, Trance Hypothesis is Fareed Haque’s debut as a leader for Delmark. Driven by Haque’s incisive and funky bebop guitar playing the album also features a diverse cast of world musicians including Essam Rafea, oud; Indrajit Banerjee, sitar; Matthew Tembo, kalimba; young tabla virtuoso Shiva Ghoshal and jazz musicians Tony Monaco, Hammond B3 organ and Willerm Delisfort, piano. Haque originals include “Hymn of The Ancient One”, “Poonjob in The Punjab”, “Chitlins & Chutney” and more.
Also available: Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Hot ‘N’ Heavy (574, DVD 1574) with Fareed Haque and Edward Petersen, Upward Spiral (Delmark 445) with Fareed Haque.