Visions of Music - World Jazz invites the viewer on a journey to the roots of music, introducing the enormous impact that traditional music from around the world has had on contemporary jazz. This program features legendary musicians such as BB King, Dino Saluzzi, Tito Puente, Carlos Santana, Zawinul Joe, Manu Dibango, Abdullah Ibrahim, as well as new generation representatives such as Nicholas Payton, Cyro Baptista, and Don Byron. This episode of the Visions of Music series takes us to India. Indian classical music is based on improvisation, and thus offers important similarities with jazz. One of the figures responsible for the growing popularity of Indian music in the West is surely Ravi Shankar. This musician has collaborated with jazz legends, including John Coltrane and Don Ellis.