A little under two hundred years ago, a bunch of American musicians discovered the joy of improvising and called it jazz. Meanwhile over two thousand years ago, Indian classical musicians were busy setting the rules for those American musician's joy. If jazz is improvised music, Indian classical music is jazz! Now that we've discovered who really discovered jazz, it's time to take a good look at the state of jazz in India. The name of India's most popular live jazz venue located in Mumbai …
Shisha Cafe, ABC Farms, Koregaon Park presents JAZZ JUNCTION featuring Natasha D'Souza-vocals Natasha all of twenty two years, is one of India's most promising jazz talents. She has an impressive repertoire of jazz standards and has been performing on a resident contract with the Hilton hotel in Mumbai.
Simon Hewitt-saxophone Simon is an Australian saxophonist in India to study the bansuri with Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. He is also a singer/songwriter with four albums out on major r
They have carved a niche in India and they are out to make a mark in Europe now. The Brown Indian Band is all set to wow 18 cities across that continent next year. And their European adventure comes with a rare honour for any Indian band: In April 2007, when the band rocks Europe, they will actually be doing so as the opening act for the legendary singer Sting in a series of concerts.
It all started at JW Marriott hotel, where the band has been playing regularly since April. " After a