Work Type Album Art. The Keda team aimed to create music which incorporated Indian,Egyptian and British influences to appeal to a very wide audience. Having worked for several recording companies,he felt frustrated by the lack of concern other record companies showed for their artists. He co-wrote and produced the famed single ‘Patel Rap’ by Bali Brahmbhatt. Seizing the opportunity to use his skills,Bhamra endeavoured to combine the traditional folk rhythms of Bhangra with a more contemporary,dynamic music beat in order to create dance music for the community.
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It is very difficult to find Indian musicians to work in a western context,especially in a West End theatre context He learnt to play the tabla by imitating his father as he accompanied Kuljit’s mother,singer Mohinder Kaur Bhamra,who performed devotional songs at local Sikh temples. He has spent the last two years appearing as an on-stage percussionist in the musical to great acclaim.
The material includes cassette and LP sleeves patel rap bali brahmbhatt groups he as written lyrics and produced for,as well as Bhamra’s own compilations since This full colour seven inch record sleeve features a renowned photograph taken by Nikhil Singala of a South Asian man, standing behind his shop counter. The items include posters,flyers,documents,cassette and CD sleeves,photographs,performance programmes and musical scores.
Bhamra pqtel his extensive experience with both Indian and Western musicians have contributed to his reputation as a flexible musician.
Then in the early s,Bhamra began composing musical patel rap bali brahmbhatt for film,theatre and television including Gurinder Chadha’s award-winning film,’Bhaji on the Beach’ ,and was soon commissioned for the films ‘Little Princess’ ,’Bend It Bail Beckham’ ,and ‘The Four Feathers’ Having worked for several recording companies,he felt frustrated by the lack of concern other record companies showed for their artists.
Seizing the opportunity to use his skills,Bhamra endeavoured to combine the traditional folk rhythms of Bhangra with a more contemporary,dynamic music beat in order to create dance music for the community.
Bhamra’s production career reached a turning point after the great success of the single ‘Rail Gaddi’ still the most well known party Bhangra track for the Chirag Pechan Group. After years of performing at community events and weddings,Kuljit Bhamra and his family had recognised the lack of contemporary Punjabi dance music available to the diaspora community.
By pael late s,Keda Records had a significant presence in the music market,selling thousands of high quality recordings by local and international singers,within the UK’s South Asian communities.
Work Type Album Art. Collection Notes The digitised material in the Kuljit Bhamra Collection includes material related to Kuljit Bhamra as a bli artist as well as to his record company,Keda Records.
The performances comprise a fusion of musical styles including jazz,classical music and Bhangra pop styles. The single was released on Keda Records in and was an instant hit among South Asian British youth. He studied western and eastern rhythms,instrumentation,production techniques,composition,and lyrics.
As a teenager,Bhamra’s musical influences included Led Zepplin,and the Bee Gees,global pop music as well as Indian film music,later to be branded as ‘Bollywood’ music. Biographical Notes Kuljit Bhamra is a self taught composer,tabla player and record producer with an extensive musical repertoire.
In his most recent role,Bhamra appears as a drummer in Oliver Stone’s film,’Alexander the Great’ Kuljit Bhamra is a self taught composer,tabla player and record producer with an extensive musical repertoire.
Bhamra produced individual tracks and albums,and also accompanied them at live performances in the UK and abroad. The Keda team aimed to create music which incorporated Indian,Egyptian and British influences to appeal to a very wide audience.
His name has become synonymous with vibrant patel rap bali brahmbhatt performances,and his company,Keda Records,is the pioneering name behind Britain’s largest contemporary Bhangra record label. Bhamra and his two younger brothers,who played the accordion and mandolin,also performed extensively alongside their mother at private parties at weekends and at religious occasions across the country. Bhamra relished the opportunity to expose his production skills and soon afterwards decided to pursue his passion for music production professionally.
The digitised material in the Kuljit Bhamra Collection includes material related to Kuljit Bhamra as a solo artist as well patel rap bali brahmbhatt to his record company,Keda Records.
By applying heavy bass lines,synthesisers and remixed samples and techniques to traditional Punjabi folk rhythms,Keda Records became a unique record company; selling South Asian British produced music,nationally. Indian patel rap bali brahmbhatt are trained to be masters of improvisation whereas western musicians train to play music which has been written by another composer.
However,Kuljit Bhamra’s father maintained music should remain a hobby,and that his children go on to university and gain professional qualifications. His second solo album,’Burning at Melting Point’ has just been released,and an autobiography which looks at the British Asian music industry through first-hand anecdotes,is near completion.
So,in ,along with colleagues Essam Rashad from Egypt,David Knowles and Alan Heaton from England,Bhamra established his own label,Keda Records,through a determination to provide a quality service to artists. Bhamra’s first on-screen experience was alongside nine other Indian drummers in a scene of ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ Kuljit Bhamra is also involved in education work delivering interactive lectures and is currently,composing music for a theatre production entitled ‘Deranged Marriage’,produced by The Reduced Indian Film Company.