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Main Artists : Dhruv Voyage
Dhruv Ghanekar is a Prolific Composer, Producer and highly respected Guitar player based in Mumbai. He has performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in India and the International arena. His latest album release titled 'Voyage' is a musical sojourn of various international cultures as seen and heard through Dhruv’s Indian lens. The music crosses many borders and transcends any fusion effort to come out of this region by many a mile. A microcosm of global diversity in itself, the album leaves one yearning for more with its seamless blend of genres from around the world, into a singular sonic voice. Dhruv is the most sought after composer working in Mumbai today. He balances his time scoring music and performing his funky brand of Jazz and Indian sound.
"The growth of the Indie music genre can be attributed to a few determined artists like Dhruv Ghanekar"- Times of India
" Voyage combines serious musicianship with commercial appeal. Though its traditional Indian roots are strong, Dhruv's contemporary flair seamlessly navigates other cultures, beautifully blending various folkloric colours with driving rock muscle, jazz-fusion elasticity and vocal sophistication. It's a blast from start to finish." - Ian Patterson - All About Jazz
Kush Upadhyay Trio
Kush Upadhyay is an 18-year-old Blues/Rock session guitarist that has been a part of various bands since 2013. Kush was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He grew up listening to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck and he was heavily influenced by the likes Michael Landau, Scott Henderson, Karizma, Weather Report in his early teens. He recently formed a trio, The Kush Upadhyay Group and released his debut EP, Songs In The Key Of EP. Kush Upadhyay has played across the country on different stages some of them being BlueFrog, High Spirits, Humming Tree, Hard Rock Cafe, Euriska Counterculture, etc. He is one of the youngest musicians to have played some of the iconic blues festivals such as Mahindra Blues Festival with Warren Mendonsa and An Ode To The Blues. The Kush Upadhyay Group is a trio that features Nathan Thomas on bass, Varoon Aiyer on drums and Kush Upadhyay on guitars. The trio is a new age Blues/Rock instrumental band that features a set of their own music, heavily influenced by artists like Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Michael Landau, Scott Henderson and more. All three members of the band are session musicians who have come together to form a fun project to play their own music.The Kush Upadhyay Group released their debut EP, Songs In The Key Of EP in November 2015 which was recorded at Cotton Press Studios and was mixed and mastered by none other than Mr. Warren Mendonsa. The band is currently working on their album which is due to release in April 2016.Band Name- The Kush Upadhyay Trio.
Kush Upadhyay- Guitars
Nathan Thomas- Bass
Varoon Aiyer- Drums