The Long Road to Enlightment ; DAVID SYLVIAN HAMMERSMITH APOLLO LONDON
Martin, Gavin, The Independent (London, England)
EVER SINCE he emerged from an unhappy south London childhood in 1978, fronting Japan, glam ugly ducklings in the post-punk era, the boy christened David Blatt has shown remarkable powers of recreation. In recent years, following a path set by his Indian guru, he moved around America before settling in New England with his wife and children. This rare visit to London showed that his musical creativity - assisted by collaborations with Robert Fripp, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Holger Czukay - is still ripe and evolving. And he's received by a devoted following, nurtured over 20 years and eager to bathe in his sumptuous and singular blend of avant- garde jazz, exotic Eastern influences …
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Publication information: Article title: The Long Road to Enlightment ; DAVID SYLVIAN HAMMERSMITH APOLLO LONDON. Contributors: Martin, Gavin - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 19, 2001. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.