Avartan, meaning ‘cycle’, weaves in influences from various world music styles, with an emphasis on the classical backgrounds the trio share. The group explores a soundscape of musical traditions with an array of contemporary flavours.
The trio features Rekesh Chauhan on piano, Alok Verma on tabla and percussion, and John Garner on violin and electronics. Jointly, they have toured internationally, performed to scores of audiences and shared stages with world renowned artists.
…the sheer musicality of three virtuoso musicians explodes outward in a prismic myriad of styles – fuelled and refined by the classical background they share” (GemArts)