PINTOO & HAIDER KHAN ( IND )
khartal / morchang / bhapang / tabla
Pintoo is the hurrican among the Khartal (pair of wooden castanets), Morchang (Jew's harp) and Bhapang (talking drum) players coming from Rajasthan, India.
A multi percussion instrumentalist and a real rhythm acrobat setting everybody on fire with his energetic and joyful play on stage.
In 2012 he toured with CocoRosie feat. Rajasthan Roots followed by additional guest appearances with renowned musicians of the "Vienna Scene". He proved himself as a musical magician encapsulating all genres and giving a lot of atmosphere and rhythm to the music..
With his brother Haider Khan, an inspiring Tabla player and featured artist on Indian media, this duo is conquering now the Austrian music scene. They impress not only with their excellent skills and facets in the field of Indian classical music and Rajasthani Folk, but also move effortlessly into the different projects with established musicians and DJs of all styles, such as World Jazz, Gypsy, Balkan, Electro Swing, Indie Pop etc adding their own groove and sound.
PETER SCHROLL ( A )
guitar / vocal / composition
Peter was born in Tirol/Austria. At the age of 10 "I fell in love with music, especially with the guitar - and still this love has no ending“. Besides studying classical and jazz guitar at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna he has been working in many musical projects as a guitar player and composer. His current Indian Jazz Project „LîLa“ was formed by the wish to make music that is free from thinking, free from genres and to share the power & beauty of this music with the audience.
With an open mind for various musical styles Gerhard plays the keys in ensembles settled between AfroBeat and Avantgarde. Besides exploring jazz tradition and performing own compositions with his piano trio, he does contemporary concept-improvisations in combination with visual art. Furthermore, he deals with music for film, dance and theatre, works together with singers and follows his passion for world music and its fusion.
GERHARD BUCHEGGER ( A )
keys / accordeon / composition
JOSEF KOLARZ-LAKENBACHER ( A )
clarinet / bass clarinet
Josef's passion is working in Vienna's lively international music scene improvising on clarinets, saxophones and bass synthesizer. The projects he is involved in range from acoustic music as Flamenco, Jazz, Brasilian Choro to Electronic Styles. He performes with dancers and composes music for film.
GUEST MUSICIANS //////
OSCAR ANTOLI ( ES )
DEOBRAT MISHRA (IND)
RALF GRUNOW (GER)
ANDREA FRÄNZEL (AUT)
GEORG SCHMELZER (AUT)
Himan Nath (IND)
MITKE SARLANDZIEV ( MK )
Leo Geist (AUT)