Well, the joke is now on you, anna.
The “Kannadiga” born in Italy, brought up in Boulder, Colorado—“neither Indian, nor American”—is hitting the right notes with his saxophone in the United States, playing eventually with Gopalnath under the band name, Dakshina Ensemble.
Photograph: courtesy Sheldon Levy
Visit the website: Rudresh Mahanthappa
Listen to the music: Kinsmen on Myspace