Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda


Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda on April 20, 2016 in San Rafael, CA : Join Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda with the Saraswati Dream Band this spring for a sensational night of music, chanting and connection. The night will open with a set of classical Indian music by Ankush on tabla and Will on Sitar.
Their west coast spring tour will include many stops in Oregon, Washington and California. See below or click on their website link for dates, locations and tickets. www.JayaLakshmiAndAnanda.com
Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda are Oregon based musical artists in the genre of mantra music. They offer a combination of kirtan (call and response singing), bhajan (devotional hymns) and original singer/song writer compositions in the languages of English, Sanskrit and Gurbani. Alternating guitar, harmonium, keyboard, bansuri flutes and vocal weaving, they create a profound healing and balanced sound current (Naad) brimming with bhakti (devotion).
This spring they will be joined by the 'Saraswati Dream Band' which consists of maestro players Ankush Vimawala on tablas, Richard Cole on bass and Will Marsh on sitar and guitar. Will and Ankush will be offering Indian classical opening sets on most nights. See website or below for details. www.JayaLakshmiAndAnanda.com
Ankush studied tablas growing up in Gujarat, India and was awarded several gold medals for his Visharad (BA) degree in tabla, by the "Bruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti".
Richard Cole has been playing bass for over 30 years and has toured in varying eclectic bands in Europe and North America.
Will Marsh graduated from the prestigious guitar program at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. He then went on to study guitar and sitar at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA. Will studied sitar under master teachers Ustad Aashish Khan and Roshan Bhartiya.
Jaya Lakshmi has been sharing her beautiful kirtans and bhajans for over 20 years. Steeped ...read more

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