Friday, 14 April, 2017, Pune: The Dragonette Project gig in Pune was a good place to be yesterday night, for many reasons. Here’s one of those reasons: a segment where young drummer Saket Rao held centre-stage in stellar fashion in the company of his very illustrious band mates – his solo at the end of The Waterfront’s South Bombay Blues earned a well deserved applause from Roger Dragonette.
A balmy Thursday night. A well known jazz cafe. Two renowned Jazz musicians. An upcoming jazz drummer. A setting for an interesting evening by any yardstick. And then throw in a welcome surprise – another renowned jazz musician – and you have an electric evening of progressive jazz. The scene was at Shisha Jazz Cafe in Pune, and the ensemble was The Dragonette Project, led by bassist-singer, Roger Dragonette and comprising guitar legends, Derek Julien and Sanjay Joseph, and upcoming […]