The Moonshine Project -Hyderabad
Global Music Institute- Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
“points to the future of jazz in India.”
-Time Out, India
“Sacred World is both modern and old-world, and displays a compositional maturity and quietness that belies Tarun’s age—he is 27.” -
-Live Mint, TheWall Street Journal
“With feet (and ears and hearts) anchored firmly in both India and jazz, [Balani’s] music articulates a confident disregard for the confines of labels and categories… [he has] a lot to say, and a unique way of saying it."
– Naresh Fernandes, author, and journalist.
“Sacred World transcends genres and smashes cultural barriers into a breathtaking presentation that is perhaps best describes as a mosaic of melodic wonder."
"Their model is perhaps a pointer to the future — young, passionate jazz men who blend several influences and make jazz accessible to this generation."
"An astonishingly good blend of world music and contemporary jazz."