Trilok Gurtu (born in Mumbai (Bombay) on 30 October 1951) is an Indian percussionist. His mother, singer Shobha Gurtu, started him on the tabla, and he later studied the instrument with Abdul Karim. He started playing the Western drum kit in the 1970s, and became interested in jazz. In the 1970s he played with Charlie Mariano, John Tchicai, Terje Rypdal, and Don Cherry. In the 1980s he played with John McLaughlin and since the 1990s he has been a solo artist, sometimes with a band called Crazy Saints.
THE LIVING LEGEND..........LEGENDARY GURDAS MAAN PUNJAB DA MAAN
Gurdas Maan (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਦਾਸ ਮਾਨ, gurdās mān) is a Punjabi singer, songwriter, choreographer, and actor. He was born on January 4, 1957 in Giddarbaha, Muktsar, Punjab, India. He gained national attention in India in 1980 with the song Dil Da Mamala Hai. Since then he has gone on to record over 27 albums and has written over 200 songs. Gurdas Maan is a legendary Punjabi singer and is considered as the heart of Punjab. His top hits have given him worldwide admiration.
One of the most extraordinary and passionate Garifuna artists of his generation, Aurelio Martinez follows in the footsteps of the legendary Parranderos of the Caribbean coast of Central America to become the new voice of Paranda. Acclaimed for both his preservation and modernization of this musical tradition, Aurelio's virtuosity is found in his distinctive, penetrating vocals and his talent as a composer.
Sublime Frequencies is no artist but a record label specialized in putting out obscure "world music." From sublimefrequencies.com: SUBLIME FREQUENCIES is a collective of explorers dedicated to acquiring and exposing obscure sights and sounds from modern and traditional urban and rural frontiers via film and video, field recordings, radio and short wave transmissions, international folk and pop music, sound anomalies...
Rodrigo Leão is a Portuguese musician and composer. He was born in Lisbon in 1964. He became known for his musical compositions and participation in portuguese bands such as Madredeus and Sétima Legião. He co-founded the band Sétima Legião in 1982 and Madredeus in 1985. As his solo records started to receive increasing attention, he suspends his colaborations with these two groups in 1993 and 1994.
Little Johnny England is an amazing folk-rock band in England. Their music is mainly original material made by the members - instrumentals are mostly composed by Gareth and Guy, and the lyrics are penned by PJ. Current band members are, PJ Wright (slide guitar and vocals), Guy Fletcher (violin and vocals), Gareth Turner (melodian and vocals), Hugh Bunker (bass and vocals) and Mark Stevens (drums and vocals). Previous band mambers are Miranda Sykes (bass) and Trevor Foster (drums).
Born in Badalona (Barcelona), Spain, in 1973 In 2007, he received the National Prize of Music for his great ability as a performer. When he was fifteen years old, he started to sing in the “Peñas Flamencas” circle.
In 1993, after winning four prizes including the “Lámpara Minera” (one of the most prestigious prizes in the Flamenco genre) in the national singing contest, “Cante de las Minas” in La Unión (Murcia-Spain), he started his professional career.