"Indialucia" is a musical project which fuses two fascinating styles of music: Indian and Flamenco. The album expresses both the human and musical fusion of these cultures, which could have had a common ancestor. Improvisation and rhythm are the common elements in both styles and are essential to the continued existence of this music. The recordings were made between 1999 and 2004 mostly in India, Spain and Poland. Many great artists from the two continents performed.
Michał Czachowski was the initiator of the project. Many years of work resulted in an art form that fuses elements of flamenco and its Indian roots.
Straight from Bangalore, master of South-Indian percussion, Gindhar Udupa will perform on Saturday night. He has received many prestigious prizes and played concerts in the US, Spain, Canada, France, Switzerland, Germany, Oman and Kuwait.
He will be accompanied by Michał Czachowski, who during his annual trips to Spain has developed instrumental skills under the guidance of such renowned flamenco guitarists as Rafael Cortés, Salva del Real and Gerardo Nunez.
The third musician is Jan Kubek, a percussion multi-instrumentalist who plays on almost every ethnic instrument. He plays with Karpaty Magiczne, Que Passa Scaur and Biogrupa theatre. His principal instrument is the Indian tabla, on which he can accompany not only classical Indian music, but many other musical styles. He is a gifted improviser and has explored many different musical languages which are reflected in his style.
The last member of the ensemble is Adam Glosnicki, the well-known bass guitar player. He works with a number of jazz groups and has recorded an album with Eric Marienthal.