Be with Kaya
Band Kaya commenced its journey in the year 2002 and have commendably carved out a niche for itself among the various bands that exist nation wide. Kaya aspired to enliven the rich heritage of Folk songs in keeping pace with the contemporary tunes that pioneered a new genre of music. Kaya's effort of synchronizing the folk and rock music was hailed with immense appreciation from its listeners and they were attributed as the Folk Fusion Band.. Kaya's USP lies in their accomplishment of amalgamating legendary Bollywood tracks with another folk song or instrumentation and even Western Foot Taping numbers. Kaya's such performances convey an intoxicating effect on its audiences and is labeled as a bona fide Retro Rock Band..Read More Our Profile
Kaya The Folk Rockers
Kaya is successful in carving out a niche for itself among the various bands that exist in Kolkata. Kaya's music is a genre in itself as it is an authentic amalgamation of folk and rock. The rich variance in our compositon is derived from Mother Nature, infusing nature and the realism of life into the domain of music. The versatility and its melody blended with foot tapping rhythms are sure to touch the hearts of its masses.
Thus in our album Kaya Folk Rockers, we have designed the music with strumming of the guitars, boogie beats of drums with the soulful notes of flute,madol,ektara,gubgubi which are all traditional folk instruments. This album comprises of 7 songs, each song having a differnt taste and colour starting from typical north bengal’s Bhawaiya, we have composed songs based on Ballads,Soft Rock,Hard Rock,Sufi, along with North Indian and Rajasthani tunes. Kaya is attributed as Folk and Fusion Band spreading the flavour of life with its unique melody, rhythm synchronised with its rich lyrics. Kaya brings a new era of music narrating the tales of life mixed with a tinge of satire,inevitable adversities of life and the touch of love and purity. Kaya's power-packed stage shows however have succeeded in creating an everlasting impressions on its audiences and is hailed with immense appreciation.
KAYA has already Ten successful albums to their credit- “Kaya” (2003), “Sha Na Na” (2004), “Dhuk Puk” (2005) all released by Sagarika Music Company, “Hasnuhana” (2007), “Kaya Lok” (2008) - released by Asha Audio and “Baulia” (2009) - released by Purple Music. In 2011 KAYA released their Rabindra Sangeet album - “Rabi r Kaya” - by Dhoom Audio and “KAYA R VIVEK” from Hindustan Record. The album “Bhalobasa” was released in 2012 by Hindustan Record. The album “Bhalobasa” was released in 2012 from Hindustan Record and the upcoming album to be released in 2013 is is titled “Dhundne Chala”. KAYA was bestowed the Best Band award from Zee Alpha Bangla, in the year 2005 and IDEA BIG BANGLA AWARD in the year 2010.
- E xploration
- Kaya crossed the frontiers of Bengal and reached the corners of India and abroad to please their massive admirers with their euphony. Read More
Kaya crossed the frontiers of Bengal and reached the corners of India and abroad to please their massive admirers with their euphony. Kaya was successful in delivering a power-packed performance in different parts of U.S.A in 2007 and October, 2010. Kaya has also performed with different organizations in various occasions like “Prabashi”- San Francisco, "New York Durga Puja Committee"-New York, “Kallol” - New Jersey, “Bengali Association of Greater Chicago (BAGC)”– Chicago, “Punascha”- St. Louis, “Pujari”– Atlanta, “Northern Virginia Bengali Association”- Northern Virginia, “Milonee”– Denver,“Antorik”– Dallas. Nashville, Randolph, New Jersey , Tampa, Florida,Boston ,Atlanta, Granite Bay, California. They have crafted an everlasting impression on its audiences and is esteemed with immense love, respect and appreciation.
- H onour
- Kaya perpetually treaded the path of fame. Their relentless experimentation with their work dawned an innovative synthesis of sports and music. Read More
- F ilmography
- Kaya's laudable works were rewarded with the Zee Bangla Best Band Award in 2005 and Idea Big Bangla Best Band Award in 2010. Read More
Our Released Album
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This innovative virtuoso has performed worldwide and has dabbled with all forms of music. Trained under the expert tutelage of Kingshuk Dasgupta (jazz) and Amit Dutta (Blues and Rock). He has also been pupil to jazz Guru Carlton Kittu and Fusion maestro David Jackson. Has played in innumerable Television Reality shows.
Gear: Ibanez 5 String Sound Gear, Fender Jazz Bass, Line6 Pod, Bass Guitar Processor, Boss Geb7 Equaliser, 4 String Yamaha Bass Guitar.
His are the golden hands that spell KAYA's rhythmic magic. Professional drummer, percussionist since 1992. Started off as a pupil to the great percussionist Amal Roy. Also expert in playing instruments like Djembe, Darbuka, ganjira, duff, timboli, drums etc. Has played with legendary artists like Asha Bhonsle, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu, Sonu Nigam, Abhijeet, Udit Narayan etc. in several shows world wide.
Gear: Tama Acoustic Drumset, Timboli, Duff, Djembe, Octopad & Other Percussions.
A seasoned composer. Worked with many noted music directors. Being the son of famous music arranger Durbadal Chatterjee, he has music in his blood. Also trained in jazz and blues under the auspices of Benu Chatterjee. A genius of playing string instruments like Guitar (electric & acoustic), Nylon Strings, 12 Strings etc. Apart from this, he is also a very good sound recordist and has an audio set up of his own.
Gear: Fender Stat American, Ibanez Floyd Rose Rg Series, Ibanez GSA 60, Acoustic Yamaha Apx, Ovession Guitar, Gt8 Guitar Processor, Guitar Rig, Boss Ge7 Equaliser Rv-5, Yamaha Nylon String Guitar, 12 String Guitar.
Started to learn in 2001. Basic classes learned at berhampore. In 2005, got classes of Tuki da for five months. Next, learned lots of tricks from Internet. In 2007, 2010 again got some classes of Tuki da + Choton da and still now getting classes of Amit Dutta from 2011.
Gear: IBANEZ, FENDER, BOSS GT8
Started learning Tabla (Farukkabad Gharana) from Guru Swapan Chatterjee in the year 1992 – continue till 1998. In the year 1999 started learning Tabla (Banaras Gharana) from Guru Gour Saha. Learnt Shree khol from Guru Harekrishna Halder, Learnt Pakhwaj from Guru Apurba Manna, Learnt Kanjira (Dukki) from Guru Tinkari Chakraborty. Can play different types of other percussion instruments like Dhak, Khamak, Manipuri Dholak, Madal etc. Learnt Baul sangeet from Satyananda Das Baul and many other renowned Baul Artists.
Gear: Ganjira, Djembe, Tabla, Khamok, Shaker, Kahon.
Achievements - Nazrul Award Winner, All Bengal Ghazal Champion (Men), All Bengal Nazrul Geeti Competition Winner
Performances - Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (2007), Amul Star Voice Of India (2008), Bhalobashi Tai Gai (Akash Bangla 2005), Etv Urdu (Ghazalsara ), Amul Bengal Music League (2010) (Etv Bangla), Ludoscope (Etv Bangla)(2011)
Gurujis - Pt. Dinanath Mishra, Acharya Jayanta Bose, Pt. Santanu Banarjee, Biman Mukherjee, Amit Roy
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Upcoming Film / Album
2013 Tiasa (Movie) Snap Shots Animesh Roy 2013 Folk Album - FOLK-ISM Snap Shots Kaya Band 2013 Tribute to S.D Burman Snap Shots Kaya Band
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