The Fusionist E.P. – Press release – Document

Series nameTJ Rehmi

This three-track CD from TJ Rehmi fuses drum and bass with Asian folk and classical music while drawing on jazz and blues influences. The press release provides a brief outline of the influences behind the tracks on the album.

Date of Creation / Publication1997
CreatorNation Records
Associated Person/ OrganisationTJ Rehmi
Collection and Reference NumberNation Records Collection (GB 2661 NR)
Catalogue NumberNR/OB/TJ/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Nation Records Limited
Series notesA professional musician, teacher, composer and producer, TJ Rehmi has his roots not only in classical Indian music, but also in jazz-funk and western classical music. He signed to Nation Records with 'Is it Legal?' which appeared on Nation's 'Fuse 3: Global Chaos' compilation in 1996. TJ Rehmi has designed his own fusion creations incorporating jazz and blues melodies with classical Indian music. In 1998, his debut album on Nation Records, 'Mind Filter', was released and portrayed TJ Rehmi's unique style of fusion music. Mera Therapy was a mellow compilation released in 1999 followed by 'Raag Digitaal', in 2000. TJ Rehmi signed to Higher Octave Records in the USA, in 2001.
Collection notesThe material from the Nation Records collection consists of various CD covers, press releases, promotional photography, lyrics and flyers from twelve of the bands signed to the record label since 1989.