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Gautam Sanyal Writes About His Album SMRITI | Srikanto, Sreeradha, Indrani, Amit | Listen Free to Previews On WBRi Kolkata Radio

Mr. Gautam Sanyal is a lyricist, composer and song-writer residing in Mumbai, India.

Gautam wants to run an experiment - how receptive is the current music audience to melodies in the style of the classic years of Bengali Music.


Janiva Roy - Ghazals through Adhunik to Indipop and Playback Singer, and an Actress

For Janiva Roy, singing is more a profession, with acting playing second fiddle. Among various genres from Classical, Adhunik, Shyama sangeet, Bhajans and Ghazals through Indipop, Janiva is also an established playback singer. Movies featuring her singing include Tapasya (directed by Raj Mukherjee and produced by R. D. Bansal) and Loknath.


Rupali and Nilanjan Sen | Rupalir Canvase | A R Rahman inspired Fusion | Listen to Latest Bengali MP3 Song Previews Free Bangla

Birbhum, the land of red soil, brings us an unique and vibrant bouquet of Adhunik Bangla Gaan, with a flavour of composing and singing that is so distinct from the present trend.

Nilanjan Sen, in their first album Rupalir Canvasê brings a very different style of music composing, matched with a superb vocal talent of his wife Rupali Sen.


Krosswindz - The legendary World Music band - Exclusive WBRi Feature by Frontman Tuki

In this article, Vikramjit Banerjee (popularly known as Tuki) writes about Krosswindz - the World Music Band based in Kolkata. Listen to the latest music of Krosswindz and watch WBRi exclusive Music Videos and Photogallery, and a very interesting talk show from KKNW 1150 AM Radio Station broadcasting from Seattle.


Niharika feat. Someswar Chakravorty | Pioneering 1980s Bangla Band | Listen to Bengali Band Songs MP3 Online | Watch Live

In the Indian capital of New Delhi, in the early 1980s, a few friends coming from different professions formed a choir group, initially singing folk songs from different parts of India. Angered and disappointed with then contemporary Bengali songs, they decided to write and perform their own songs.


Roquaiya Hasina Neely - Baaje Jhornar Gaan

Washington Bangla Radio is proud to feature Roquaiya Hasina Neely and her album Baaje Jhornar Gaan.

Ms. Neely is a Special Grade artist with Bangladesh TV and Bangaldesh Betar, renowned for her mastery of Tagore songs (Rabindrasangeet) as well Atulprasadi and Adhunik songs. Her third music album Baaje Jhornar Gaan, was released in August 2006.

You can download the album online - click here »


Sudipto Banerjee | Album "Collage" | Listen to Free Previews of Latest Bengali Modern Songs | Bangla Adhunik Songs | Bangla Gaan


Sushmita Bhattacharya | Artist, Lyricist, Actress, Composer, Singer | Listen to Bengali Modern Adhunik Songs MP3 Online | Videos

Sushmita Bhattacharya is a multi-faceted talent. As a vocalist, music composer and lyricist, she has her own albums to her credit, including Mon (Stellar Music), UDHAO (Raga Music) and BHALOBASHAR EI SHAMAY (Cozmik Harmony). She has also composed and written songs for ETV House Full, Bhalobashar Ei Shomoye and Sudhu Tomari. Sushmita is also a playback singer in the movie Sudhu Tomari.


Oorja - A Fresh Bangla Band from Kolkata | Free Preview & Download Bangla Songs Online - Debut Album "Bewarish Ghuri" MP3

We present Saikat Banerjee and his new Bangla Band Oorja, and present Oorja's first album Bewarish Ghuri. You can download the album "Bewarish Ghuri" by Oorja from WBRi Online Catalog by clicking here»


Somnath Ghosh and Junglee Guitar | Songs by Travellers | Listen to Kolkata Bangla Band Songs Online | Bengali Band MP3 Downloads

Mr. Somnath Ghosh, songwriter-singer-guitarist of the band Junglee Guitar, has some friends who do not like to stay home for long. These friends love Somnath, and call him when they are ready with their backpacks. At the end of a long day of hiking and trekking, they sit and talk and laugh and sing. His guitar and songs are their constant source of delight. Sometimes the seaside, sometimes the hills, sometimes the forest ... made Somnath make the songs with simple rhythm tools they played for him.


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