Soul of Bengal

Soul of Bengal
Soul of Bengal
  • country:India
  • region:Indian Subcontinent
  • style(s):Traditional, Baul
  • label:banglanatak dot com MusiCal
  • type:Band
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:vocal, string, woodwind
  • artist submitted by:Banglanatak Dot Com

Line up

  • Mr. Dibakar Das  (Vocal and Dotara (String Instrument))
  • Mr. Sajib Sarkar  (Dhol and Khol (Rhythm Instrument) )
  • Mr. Subhrakamal Chattopadhyay  (Flute)
  • Ms. Rina Das  (Vocal, Ektara - Dugi, Dotara (String Instrument))

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Soul of Bengal presents Baul songs of different genres and the audience will feel the journey of Bauls of Santiniketan, influenced by Tagore.
Rina Das, the leader of the band is a talented and popular woman Baul singer. Born in 1975, she followed her family tradition and started learning Baul and other forms of folk music from a very young age from her grandfather. A resident of Bolpur in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, Rina has performed across Bengal and in India including Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Delhi. She has performed in France, Sweden and Bangladesh as well. The team includes singer Rina Das Baul along with vocalist Dibakar Das, who also specializes in playing the Dotara, Sajib Sarkar, a promising Dhol and Tabla player and flutist Subhrakamal Chattopadhyay.