Arjun Baba


Arjun Baba's intention is to share the traditions of Kirtan/Bhajan, & Sufi Ghazal/Qawwali devotional music to the west & worldwide; by sharing the chant, as well as the raag, melodies & beautiful history of Hindustani music. He is currently considered a unique and leading kirtan singer in the western world for over 18 years.

With annual tours through Europe, North America, India, UK & more; his passion is to express the beauty of this music and practice. Born in New York City, living many years between India and California, he currently resides in Rishikesh, India, and returns to the west annually to share this path of music and devotion.

Since 1998 he has recorded 7 volumes of bhajan and kirtan, 6 of sufi qawwali music, as well as 6 volumes with his collective "Arjun & Guardians", where songwriting and eclectic styles are explored. He is a member of Fanna Fi Allah Sufi Qawwali Party (where he has studied in the lineage of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan), and The Dub Kirtan All Stars (featuring producers Freq Nasty and David Starfire); as well as collaborating with DJ Drez, MC Yogi, and The Kirtaniyas

Collaborating with such accomplished tabla players as Jason Kalidas (UK), Dildar Hussain (Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Tabla, Pakistan), Vijay Krsna (India/UK/US), Aminah Chisty (US/Pakistan), and Radha Gopinath (US) you are sure to enjoy a powerful kirtan experience mixed with elements of indian classical, improvisation, bhajan, ghazal, and qawwali.