CONTEMPORARY FOLK MUSIC –“OIKYOTAAN”
BONNIE CHAKRABORTY (Vocals & Percussion), a professional musician and lead vocalist with Krosswindz(Calcutta) till 1997, has also been involved in acting and creating the music for two diploma films at the Satyajit Ray Film Institute of Technology, besides doing freelance assignments in the corporate and film industry both in Calcutta and in Chennai, where he is currently based.
DONAN MURRAY (Guitar & Vocals), An exciting musician adept in Jazz, Rock and Pop, has produced numerous albums for well established names in the Chennai Pop scenario. He has worked as guitar player and vocalist with groups like FUNKY BODHI, JURAVI and GLASS.
(Bass Guitar) , An experienced bass guitarist based at Chennai,
he is keenly interested in folk music of India and evolving
“OIKYOTAAN” seeks to permeate folk sounds from West Bengal and Bangladesh with a new, indigenous genre of music that reflects the traditional and yet breathes of the contemporary. It has incorporated from folk music like Bhatialli, Baul, Faquiri and Lok Geeti, and interpreted each with an additional ensemble of sounds and textures to offer a distinctively new spectrum of music.