Musician Tajdar Junaid brings an acoustically treated, intimate performance to the G5A Black Box. He, along with the artists accompanying him, will perform work from his album 'What colour is your raindrop?' which he describes as a personal photograph of all the sights and sounds that have shaped him, as well as some new material from his next album.
About the artists:
Tajdar Junaid is a multi instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, producer whose debut album "What Colour Is Your Raindrop"
was named album of the year by Rolling Stone magazine. His music has been featured in Academy Award winner Emma Thomson's film "Sold" and acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf's film "The President". Closer home he has worked with Gulzar saheb, Aparna Sen, Rituparno Ghosh and was the music composer for the recently released film "MuktiBhawan" which received a special mention at the 2017 National Awards.
Rohan Ramanna is a music producer, recording engineer, drummer, and entrepreneur based out of Mumbai. He is a founding partner at Mumbai’s Cotton Press Studio and and one half of the songwriting/production duo Nicholson. They have toured both within India and internationally having played festivals such as NH7 weekender, Magnetic Fields Festival, The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, the Alchemy Festival in London. Apart from his touring schedule, he has actively been composing, producing mixing and mastering music for television, film, radio, as well as independent musicians and bands for close to a decade.
Nathan Thomas is a 20 year old sessions bass player currently playing actively in the Mumbai music circuit. He has been in the scene for the last couple of years and has worked with acts such as Blackstratblues, Karsh Kale, Vishal Dadlani, Nikhil Dsouza, Sidd Coutto, Hriday Gattani and so on.
Sangeet Mishra hails from the renowned Sarangi Gharana of Banaras, India. He comes from a family of stalwarts in the Indian classical music scene such as Pandit Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Pandit Bhagwan Das Mishra and his father Pandit Santosh Kumar Mishra. A versatile performer, he is known for successfully collaborating with musicians from different genres and styles all over the world in creating a new musical language. His list of collaborations include Padmavibhushan Vidushi Dr. Smt. Girija Devi, Padmashree Vidushi Sitrara Devi, Padmavibhushan Pt. Birju Maharaj
Rohan Rajadhyaksha is a 24 old composer,songwriter and keyboard player from Mumbai. Part of the alternative rock band "Spud in the box", Rohan has also performed with leading Indian independent artists such as Dhruv's Voyage, Blackstratblues, Ox7gen Live and Tajdar Junaid.