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Rajasthan Roots

Jaipur based Rajasthan Roots one of the highlight acts at the 2009 Ladakh Confluence, are a collective of musicians and dancers who successfully bring the music of Rajasthan to a wider platform. Based on traditional folk, they have introduced elements of blues and electronica to the mix.

Rajasthan Roots - Ladakh Confluence

Rajasthan Roots - Ladakh Confluence

The fusion of instruments as diverse as saxophone and electric guitars with the Nagara and khartal generating a completely new sound and rhythm, which reflects the traditional and modern influences not only of the collective and Rajasthan, but the Indian culture as a whole.

Rather than providing a list of collective members of Rajasthan Roots and the various instruments they play, the following video gives some idea of the blend and variety of Rajasthan Roots.

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