VIIDA

VIIDA

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“VIIDA” CONSISTS OF A FUSION OF RHYTHM AND MELODY. AS A GROUP “VIIDA” ATTEMPTS TO CREATE A VISUAL EXPERIENCE ALONGWITH POWER PACKED MUSIC.CONSISTING OF THREE PERCUSSIONISTS ON DIFFERENT INSTRUMENTS AND A COMBINATION OF THE TABLA,THE SARANGI,THE FLUTE OR THE VIOLIN.

Biography

“LETS CELEBRATE LIFE
LETS CELEBRATE VIIDA”

“VIIDA” (LIFE IN SPANISH) CONSISTS OF A FUSION OF RHYTHM AND MELODY.AS A GROUP “VIIDA” ATTEMPTS TO CREATE A VISUAL EXPERIENCE ALONGWITH POWER PACKED MUSIC.CONSISTING OF THREE PERCUSSIONISTS ON DIFFERENT INSTRUMENTS AND A COMBINATION OF EITHER THE TABLA THE SARANGI, THE FLUTE OR THE VIOLIN OR MAY BE ALL…THEY ARE THE FIRST TO HIT... SUCH VARIED PLATFORMS.
ARRAY OF MUSICIANS LIKE :
-NIKHIL KOPARDE-ACE PERCUSSIONIST,PROGRAMMER-“VIDA” IS HIS BRAINCHILD.
-SRIDHARPARTHASARTHY-NUMERO UNO SOUTH INDIAN PERCUSSIONIST.
-DEEPAK-A YOUNG,TALENTED AND SOULFUL DHOL PLAYER.
-FINIX-A MASTER VIOLINIST
-RUPAK KULKARNI-WORLD RENOWNED FLAUTIST.
-DILSHAD KHAN-USTAD SULTAN KHANS NEPHEW AND A MASTER SARANGI PLAYER.
-FAIZAAN-GRANDSON OF USTAD ALLARAKHA AND USTAD ZAKHIR HUSSAINS NEPHEW….HE HAS THE ART OF TABLA PLAYING IN HIS BLOOD.

COME TOGETHER TO PROMISE A SCINTILLATING JOURNEY TAKING YOU THROUGH FUSION AND
HOUSE MUSIC IN A MOST UNEXPECTED AND UNIQUE MANNER.
IT’S A FLEXIBLE GROUP CONSISTING OF THREE CORE MUSICIANS (NIKHIL,SRIDHAR PARATHASARTHY,DEEPAK) WITH DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS ENCOMPASSING MANY FACETTES OF MUSIC,CATERING TO:
LOUNGES:
NIKHIL KOPARDE(PERCUSSION)
SRIDHAR PARTHASARTHY(MRINDANGAM/SOUTH INDIAN PERCUSSIONS)
DEEPAK BHATT-DHOL/DHOLAK
JAMMIMG WITH THE DJ ON HOUSE MUSIC AND PRE-PROGRAMMED MUSIC
CORPORATE EVENTS:
NIKHIL KOPARDE(PERCUSSIONS)
SRIDHAR PARTHASARTHY(MRINDANGAM/SOUTH INDIAN PERCS)
DEEPAK BHATT(DHOL/DHOLAK)
PHOENIX(WESTERN/CARNATIC VIOLINIST)
DILSHAD KHAN(SARANGI) OR RUPAK KULKARNI(FLUTE)
PRE-PROGRAMMED AND LIVE MUSIC
OVERSEAS FESTIVALS:
NIKHIL KOPARDE(PERCUSSIONS)
SRIDHAR PARTHASARTHY(MRINDANGAM/SOUTH INDIAN PERCS)
DEEPAK BHATT(DHOL/DHOLAK)
PHOENIX(WESTERN/CARNATIC VIOLINIST)
DILSHAD KHAN(SARANGI)
PRE-PROGRAMMED AND LIVE MUSIC

Discography

IN THE PROCESS OF LAUNCHING AN ALBUM

Set List

--THE CONCERT STARTS WITH AN APPROX 10 MIN PERCUSSION ACT . THE DIFFERENCE BEING WE DO NOT USE TRADIONAL INSTRUMENTS IN THIS PIECE BUT INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENTS ... BACKED WITH A STRONG TRACK IN THE BACKGRD.. THIS SEGMENT IS FULL OF ENERGY AND WIERD SOUNDS..
-- THE NEXT SEGMENT STARTS WITH SARANGI AND TAKES YOU THROUGH A JOURNEY OF TRADITIONAL INDIAN FOLK MELODIES BACKED WITH POWERFUL LOUNGE MUSIC ...
--THEN IS THE FLUTE TAKING YOU THROUGH THE ARABIC GROOVES BE IT RIVERS OR MOUNTAINS IN THE INDIAN CLASSICAL TERMS THE STYLE OF MUSIC IS CALLED "PAHADI RAGA"..
--THE NEXT SECTION IS PERCUSSION JAMMING RANGING FROM TABLA TO SOUTH INDIAN PERCS TO WORLD PERCUSSIONS TO THE ENERGETIC DHOL .IT ALSO INCLUDES RECITATION OF BOLS(INDIAN RHYTHMIC SYLLABLES),THIS ONE IS SURE TO HAVE YOU SWINGING ON THE FLOOR ..
--NEXT IS OUR "VIIDA" SIGNATURE TRACK INCLUDING HIGH ENERGY GROOVES AND INCLUDING ALL THE MUSICIANS ON STAGE ..
--THE FINAL PIECE IS A FAST PACED TRACK INCUDING JUGALBANDIS(JAMMING