News: Indo-Pak Coalition boldly leaps jazz and South Asian music borders, with a distant nod to Barry Manilow

San Diego Union Tribune
By George Varga
October 5, 2019

As Princeton University’s Director of Jazz Studies and as the leader of the borders-leaping trio Indo-Pak Coalition, Rudresh Mahanthappa embraces traditional and contemporary music. That he does so with his Indo-Pak Coalition by fusing of-the-moment jazz and age-old South Asian genres is perfectly in character for this award-winning saxophonist, who was born in Italy, grew up in Colorado and attended college in Boston, Chicago and Denton, Texas.