(1982, revised 1998) percussion solo (amplified tabla, congas, or drum set solo with accompaniment by eight players) – crotales, glockenspiel, marimba, songbells (may substitute second vibraphone), steel pan, vibraphone, electric or acoustic piano and electric bass guitar.
Tabla solo part requires an advanced player with traditional North Indian classical training. Separate alternate part for conga or drum set solo is in standard drum chart form with opportunities for improvised thematic development.
12 to 20 minutes.
View a performance of this piece by NEXUS with Steve Gadd, soloist.