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Krosswindz

Krosswindz Biography

Primarily a progressive world/fusion band, now focusing on world music and soulful songs, lyric oriented. Professionally performing concerts all over india for the last fourteen years. Krosswindz is a crosspollination of rural folk music of India with the sounds of folk traditions from around the world. The result, a potpouri of sounds deeply rooted in the soil that touches the heart and speaks the common language of humankind.

Music Style : World, Folk, Ambient progressive fusion

Musical Influences : Pat Metheny, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Joni Mitchell, Basudev Baul, Ghulam Ali, Eric Johnson, Sting, Brian Eno, etc.

Similar Artists : Suzanna Vega, Protima Barua(folk singer), Yossou n' dour, U2, Sting, Cranberries, Santana.

Artist History : Band was formed in 1990, has toured all over india and playing at all major college festivals and stadium concerts. The band is still busy gigging all over the country. The band has performed and collaborated with internationally reputed names like HERBIE HANCOCK(USA), SKY HIGH(SWEDEN), TIZIAN JOST(GERMANY), PANDIT RAMESH MISHRA(INDIAN SARENGI PLAYER OF INTERNATIONAL REPUTE), THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS(USA). The music of Krosswindz has been featured in numerous documentary films and commercials. Presently the award winning film "THE WAY BACK HOME" by film maker SUPRIYO SEN featured the vocals of CHANDRANI(KROSSWINDZ) prominently as a background score for the film. Supriyo Sen has received a grant from the prestigious Jan Vrijman Fund (of the The International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA) on the basis of a worldwide competition of scripts for the production of his fourth film “Way Back Home”.

Group Members : Vikramjit(Tuki) - Lead guitar/Backing vocals/Songwriter,Producer, Chandrani - Lead vocals/Songwriter, Dwaipayan(Doi) - Lead vocals/Drums/Percussion, Nitin - Bass guitar, Ratanjit - Keyboards, Avinash - Drums.

Instruments : Guitar, Nylon string guitar, Mandolin, Khamak, Dotara(Indian Folk Instruments), Dhol, Djembe, Khol, Drums, Congas, Timbales, Cabasa, Guiros, Triangles, Shakers, Bass guitar, Keyboards, Computer based sequencers, Samplers etc.

Albums (Discography) :

Singles - BMG Crescendo(India)
Poth Geche Benke - Sagarika
One World - Kosmic Music
Bhebe Dekhecho ki - Kosmic Music
Compilations - Aabar Bochor Kooree porey - Mohiner Ghoraguli
Khyapar Gaan - Mohiner Ghoraguli
Moni Chara Shunno Laagey - Various Artists
THE MUSIC OF THE GLOBE - JOE ANTHONY PRODUCTIONS(USA)
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Jhiko Jhiko - Sagarika Acoustronics (Latest Album 2004)

Albums (Discography) :

Singles - BMG Crescendo(India)
Poth Geche Benke - Sagarika
One World - Kosmic Music
Bhebe Dekhecho ki - Kosmic Music
Compilations - Aabar Bochor Kooree porey - Mohiner Ghoraguli
Khyapar Gaan - Mohiner Ghoraguli
Moni Chara Shunno Laagey - Various Artists
THE MUSIC OF THE GLOBE - JOE ANTHONY PRODUCTIONS(USA)
.
Jhiko Jhiko - Sagarika Acoustronics (Latest Album 2004)

Edited by
Nahidul Haq
Curtesy:
Krosswindz


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