Premik is a flutist-saxophonist-composer-arranger and producer. He has worked with Carlos Santana, Whitney Houston, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Narada Michael Walden, and Lonnie Liston-Smith among others. He is equally at home in popular, jazz, R&B, new age and experimental styles. His composing credits also include music for sports documentaries, sketch comedies and corporate training
"Mission-Transcendence" represents two years of artistic incubation for me. Since first hearing Ravi Shankar and other great Indian artists as a teenager, I've been fascinated with the idea of bringing these elements together under one roof, along with my own Western pop and jazz background. In August of 2001, I was fortunate to meet and record with Vijay Shankar Mishra, a great exponent of the sarod, an Indian fretless string instrument. He is equally talented as a vocalist, singing in the traditional Hindustani style of North India. From these first collaborations was born the concept for this album.
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