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Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar (अनुष्का शंकर), b. June 9, 1981, is a sitar player and composer from India. She is the daughter of Ravi Shankar, Indian sitar player, and Sukanya Shankar. She began playing sitar under her fathers guidance at the age of nine and blossomed into a wonderful musician. She is becoming increasingly known for not only her recital work but for her own classical Indian compositions. When Anoushka was eight years old, her father began training her in the sitar. She gave a public performance at the age of thirteen; since then she has become a world famous sitar artist.

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kala ramnath

Kala Ramnath is an Indian violinist, spcialising in Northi Indian classical music. Kala lives in Mumbai, but was born and raised in Madras, in a musical family that excels in North Indian as well as in South Indian clasical music, and that has produced another three world-famous violinists: her guru and aunt N. Rajam, her uncle T.N. Krishnan, and her cousin Sangeeta Shankar. From the beginning Kala played a full-sized violin; her first was given to her by her grandfather when she was two years old.

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Babbu Mann

Babbu Maan real name is Tejinder Singh Maan is a well-established Indian Punjabi pop singer, actor, lyricist, composer and playback singer. babbu maan, original name is Tejinder Singh Maan is an alumnus of Punjab University, Chandigarh. His first album was Tu Meri Miss India in 1999 which was a moderate hit. His second album Saaun Di Jhadi released in 2001 was his first highly successful album. It sold over ten million copies in India alone and many more overseas. Saun Di Jhadi was followed by the also highly successful album, Ohi Chann Ohi Rataan.

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Decibel

(Seven bands with the same name, scroll down to read descriptions)
Decibel, INDIA:
Decibel is a Progressive/Thrash/Heavy Metal band, from New Delhi, India.
The band has gone through various changes with Karan and Siddharth(ex-guitarist) leaving for pursuing higher studies, Rahul (ex-guitarist) and Ananth (ex-vocalist) leaving for pursuing their own interests. The current lineup is Krishnan (Drums), Karthik (Bass), Ripple (Guitars), Vijay (Vocals), Naman (Keyboards).
The Green Logo with Desert background is registered Image of Decibel (India).

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Desert Dwellers

Bringing the electronic bass music vibe to the yoga scene, and the sounds of yoga to the electronic dance scene, Desert Dwellers’ global sounds are the bridge between worlds. Joining solid groove with sounds of serenity, their signature aesthetic feels as natural on the dance floor as it does after hours or on the mat.  Due in no small part to Desert Dwellers’ pioneering spirit, the very concept of chill-out and sacred bass music has expanded dramatically.

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Jassi Sidhu

Jassi Sidhu is the epitome of the guy next door made good. Right from the onset, starting out as a starry eyed teenager in the mid 90’s and watching his hobby become his career, up until the present day and the launch of is highly anticipated new album, Jassi has proved that success can be achieved from following your dreams. He is the man behind one of the most distinctive voices and musical styles to emanate from the United Kingdom in recent times.

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Hariprasad Chaurasia

Hariprasad Chaurasia (b. 1st July 1938) is known internationally as the greatest living master of the bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. Chaurasia is among the small but growing number of classicists who have made a conscious effort to reach out and expand the audience for classical music. He is probably the most accessible Hindustani musician, and has done much to popularise the bansuri and classical music.

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Shujaat Khan

Shujaat Husain Khan (born 14th August, 1960) is a noted Indian musician and sitar player belonging to the Imdadkhani gharana. He has over 60 albums to his credit besides a Grammy nomination. He has also been acclaimed for his vocals, and has performed in the band Ghazal with Kayhan Kalhor. His style known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice. Shujaat Husain Khan was born in Calcutta to legendary sitar player, Ustad Vilayat Khan.

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