Rajasthan Roots

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Rajasthan Roots is a collective fusion band consisting of folk musicians from Rajasthan. They create folk and contemporary music.[1][2][3]

They use various instruments: Morchang (Jew's harp), Khurtal (Castanets), Algoza (Pungi), Khamaicha (Bowed string instrument), Nagara,[4] Khol, Ektara, Bansuri, Tabla, Tambura and Harmonium. Rajasthan Roots (Aditya Bhasin, Nathoo Lal Solanki, Kutle Khan, Bismillah Khan and Nancy) appeared on the TV music program The Dewarists in 2011 in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan;[5] there they recorded a song named Changing World with Shri and Monica Dogra.[6][7]


  1. ^ "The charm of Rajasthani folk". The Times of India. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Fusion band recreates desert magic". The Times of India. 13 February 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rajasthan Roots rocked Lucknow". The Times of India. 5 February 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Artirts Rajasthan Roots, Jaipur". Krunk Live. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Kulkarni, Reshma (December 4, 2011). "A long and winding road-Shrikanth Sriram interview". The Hindu. Visakhapatnam. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  6. ^ Yasin, Fozia (8 November 2011). "'There's no need to ape the West'". Asian Age. Archived from the original on January 19, 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Changing World on YouTubeThe Dewarists (2011, S01E05)

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