In Sanskrit the word „lîla“ means play. The deeper meaning of lîla means divineplay, the play of creation, and re-creation. „lîla, free and deep, is both thedelight and enjoyment of this moment, and the play of god. It also means love.“(Stephen Nachmanovitch)
LîLa’s new ablum „AllOne“ is a coming-together of indian and western musicians.It reflects the united spirit of all things and humans relations as a whole.Musical expressions from different continents meet each other - Indian rhythmsface Western harmonies; composed harmonies flow into an improvised wholeness.The interplay between the Indian and Western jazz musicians is inspiring andrefreshing. Free from musical conventions or defined genres, LîLa’s musicalspectrum reaches from sensitive soundscapes to complex and powerful rhythms.
Lineup:Peter Schroll - guitar/vocalGerhard Buchegger - piano/accordionJosef Kolarz - clarinetAndrea Fränzel – double bassGeorg Schmelzer-Ziringer -e bassHaider Khan – tabla/vocalPintoo Khan khartal/morchangIqbal Khan – dholak/vocalLeo Geist - drums