Adil Manuel Collective
The Adil Manuel Collective brings together the sounds of India and Brazil. This special collaboration features Douglas Las Casas on drums and Adriano Sambati on bass playing Adil Manuel’s music and arrangement, and also bringing to the fore unique Brazilian Jazz Fusion sounds. Adil Manuel is a guitarist and composer with over 20 years of experience in the Indian music scene. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in Indian music including Shubha Mudgal, Kailash Kher, Thermal and a Quarter and Ranjit Barot. He has twice appeared as a speaker on the TEDx and has been featured on the award-winning series ‘The Dewarists’. Douglas Las Casas, or ‘Shaker Hand’ as he’s also known, is one of the most prominent Brazilian drummers of his generation and is widely recognised as a master of Jazz and Brazilian music. Bassist Adriano Sambati is known for his skill in improvisation and hard groove techniques. He’s played with everyone from Celso Pixinga to Kiko Loureiro and is currently the bass faculty at SAM, India.