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Monsoon’s Mandala: an inspiring mosaic of global vibrations that will take you on a beautiful discovery within. ॐ AUM

Watch the VIDEO of Monsoon’s Mandala CD Release concert @ CBC’s Glenn Gould

About

Monsoon is an Indo-Jazz collective whose music combines elements of creative Jazz with traditional Indian Classical music to produce a rich and meaningful cross-cultural expression. Their elegant synthesis of penetrating Indian Ragas with creative Western expression has earned them International critical acclaim as innovators of the Indo-Jazz genre. Captivating audiences with memorable original compositions, and creative improvisation, Monsoon creates a truly unique, and vivid musical experience.

Monsoon's debut studio album ‘Mandala’ was successfully funded and produced through the crowd funding platform Kickstarter. 

'Mandala' the album was released on November 9th, 2014 online and the CD was launched @ The 6th Toronto Indo-Jazz Festival at CBC's Glenn Gould Studio to a full house.

Mandala is now available online through various music platforms including Bandcamp, thejazzbox.caiTunes, CDBaby, and more...

Band Members

Monsoon features some of Canada’s most respected and versatile young musicians who have traveled the globe in search of a multi-cultural synthesis of musical expression. L-R: George Koller (Producer) • Jeremy Darby (Recording Engineer) • Todd Pentney (Keyboards) • Justin Gray (Electric and Acoustic Basses) • Jonathan and Andrew Kay (Saxophones & Winds) • Ravi Naimpally (Tabla & Udu) • Adam Teixeira (Drums and Cymbals) • Derek Gray (Drums & Percussion)

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Monsoon @ Aga Khan

Monsoon will be performing at the Aga Khan Museum this Saturday @ 8pm, with feature special guest Tabla artist Subhajyoti Guha. Please join us for a beautiful evening of Ragas and Talas, Songs and Grooves, and worldly music for the soul.

Visit the Aga Khan website and purchase your tickets online now before they sell out!!

2015 / 11 / 03
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2015-09-21 20:51:04
 
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Mandala now available on TheJazzBox.ca

Monsoon’s Mandala Juno nominated album is now available for MP3 download on TheJazzBox.ca!!  You will also find our recently released Monsoon Trio album Pranaam of Indian Classical Music on Western Instruments on the same page!!  Download our music through this great local platform featuring Canada’s strongest community of talented musicians, listeners and supporters.

2015 / 09 / 21
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Markham Jazz Festival Photos

Here’s a slideshow of photos of Monsoon’s performance at the Markham Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 15th, 2015. Photos taken by David Kay on Canon T4i, 18-135mm EFS.

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Markham Jazz Festival Concert Today!!

Monsoon is playing at the Markham Jazz Festival today, Saturday August 15th, 2015.  We will be playing on the McKey Art Centre Beer & Wine Garden at 12:30pm. Hope to see you there.  Let’s hope Monsoon keeps the rain away on this beautiful day.

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Fall Tour in Canada

Monsoon will be touring around Ontario & Quebec during the Autumn months of August, September, October, and November.  Performing at a wide variety of Jazz Festivals, Clubs, Schools, and House Concerts, please stay tuned for our announcements of the tour dates!! We are looking forward to bringing the Monsoon back to Canada and sharing our music with you all!!

2015 / 05 / 16
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