Ancient Future

Ancient Future est un groupe de musique fusion world américain.

Formé en 1978 par d'anciens élèves du Ali Akbar College of Music, dont Mindia Klein (flûte), Matthew Montfort (guitare flamenco, mandoline, charango, sitar, gamelan, scalloped fretboard guitar), Benjy Wertheimer (tabla, esraj, chant), et Phil Fong (sarod, guitar, et zither), c'est un groupe à géométrie variable, aux nombreuses productions discographiques et aux nombreux projets artistiques.

Les membre suivant participèrent à l'évolution du projet :

  • Habib Khan (sitar)
  • Zhao Hui (guzheng)
  • Bui Huu Nhut (danbau)
  • Georges Lammam (violon, chant)
  • Patti Weiss (violon)
  • Jim Hurley (violon)
  • Moses Sedler (violoncelle)
  • Rick Henderson (sarod)
  • Bruce Bowers (violon, flûte)
  • Salaheddin Takesh (darbouka)
  • Zakir Hussain (tablâ)
  • Arshad Syed (tabla, percussion)
  • Debopriyo Sarkar (tabla)
  • Tapan Bhattacharya (tabla)
  • Jim Santi Owen (tabla, ghatam)
  • Emam (tabla, percussion)
  • Ian Dogole (global percussion)
  • Alan Kushan (santur)
  • Mariah Parker (santur, piano, hammered dulcimer)
  • Doug McKeehan (keyboards)
  • Irina Mikhailova (chant)
  • Manose Singh (bansuri)
  • Mindia Devi Klein (flûtes, gamelan)
  • Liu Qi-Chao (ti-tze)
  • Mohammed Nejad (ney, zurna, santur, kanun, oud, setar, dotar, tar, kemanche, violin, daf, dumbek, zarb)
  • Alan Tower (didjeridou, guitare, huaca)
  • Randy Mead (flûtes)


  • Visions of a Peaceful Planet, (1979)
  • Natural Rhythms, (1984)
  • Quiet fire,
  • Dreamchaser, (1989)
  • World Without Walls, (1989)
  • Asian Fusion, (1991)
  • Planet Passion , (1999)

Bibliographie :

  • Matthew Montfort, Ancient Traditions—Future Possibilities: Rhythmic Training Through the Traditions of Africa, Bali and India, Ancient Future Music (1985). (ISBN 978-0-937879-00-9). + Ancient Rhythms—Future Grooves: MIDI Percussion Groove Tracks from the Traditions of Africa, Bali, and India PLUS Complete 2 CD Set of Audio Guide Tracks, Ancient Future Music (2005).

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