South Indian http://kalw.org en Keeping jazz fresh through fusion, Rez Abbasi http://kalw.org/post/keeping-jazz-fresh-through-fusion-rez-abbasi <p>In New York, a new crop of 30-something musicians, whose parents were born elsewhere, are mixing Latin, Balkan, or South Asian music with jazz. One of the best is guitarist <a href="http://www.reztone.com">Rez Abbasi</a>.</p><p>Abbassi was born in Karachi Pakistan but grew up in Southern California. As a youngster he was more enamored of rock than ragas. While South Asian sounds wafted throughout his home, he tried not to pay attention.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:19:20 +0000 Reese Erlich 9510 at http://kalw.org Keeping jazz fresh through fusion, Rez Abbasi