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Arjun Baba (Arjun & Guardians)
Arjun (Harmonium, Vocals) has been studying bhajan and kirtan since 1996, where he attended multi-weekly kirtan in NYC, mostly with Krishna Das and Bhagavan das. Arjun is now a featured kirtan singer at Jivamukti
In 1998 he went to India for the first time, where he began a fuller understanding of kirtan, bhajan, and indian music. He returns to India every other year, for six months to study and be "in it".
In 1999 he produced his first kirtan cd Bhajan Anandi Vol1 , which was to his surprise very well received. Since then he has recorded Bhajan Anandi Vol 2&3, and Bhajan Ananadi Vol 5 was released this summer. Continuing to hold public Kirtan around the country and world, as well as performing with Arjun & Guardians, and Fanna Fi Allah Qawwali Party (where he has studied in the lineage of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan).
"Arjun is the real deal." - Carlos Menjivar , Managing Director ; Jivamukti NYC
"Very few practitioners of the Kirtan
can match Arjun's level of authenticity. He
is truly one of the finest I have ever heard." -
Shiva Baum- Executive Producer of Krishna
Das' Breath Of The Heart and Producer of Bhagavan
Das /former head of A&R, Triloka Records
Sharon Gannon: Owner: Jivamukti Yoga: --- "Yours is my favorite cd at the moment. The sound is sooo Indian I feel like I'm walking into an Indian temple. . David and I sincerely thank you for this offering you have made."
"The most inspired kirtan I've heard since Bhagavan Das"- Yoga Arts, Chicago
"Arjun's music comes from a deep place, it reveals so much and connect the listener to so much more" - Matthew Lombardo: Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher.
Listed in TOP 3 suggested kirtan cd's in the renown Jivamukti Yoga tablebook. (NYC,2003) www.jivamuktiyoga.com
arjun's main music page with tour info myspace.com/arjunguardians
to hear some sample kirtan tracks goto: myspace.com/arjunkirtan
Jason Kalidas Renowned U.K based Tabla and Bansuri (Indian Classical flute) player, multi-instrumentalist and composer .
As well as touring Europe, UK,and US regularly with some of the worlds great kirtan chant artists like Bhagavan Das , Arjun Baba (Arjun & Guardians), and David Stringer, Jason also performances Indian classical Raagas,on Bansuri, gives Nada yoga sound journeys and composes for theater and dance .
He is devoted to kirtan and is well known for his ability to create dynamic waves of rhythm that build the chant from meditative to ecstatic states. He studied Indian Classical music for 13 years in the sacred city of Varanasi (India) and the U .K and has 20 years experience as a percussionists
" Kalidas Plays From The Heart Drum Pulse
of Pure Devotion " Bhagavan Das
"Jason's Playing Is Simultaneously Fluid And Fiery, Earthly And Ethereal" Dave Stringer