Machali is a famous tigress of Ranthambhore National Reserve of Rajasthan, India which is quoted as ‘The Queen of Tigers’ by BBC International. She was named fish due a fish-shaped mark that has been seen on her face. The region is also known for its unique Tiger Folks sung in the praise of Tigers of Ranthambhore. Machali is a musical project designed by Anahad to bring forward the unheard tales of bravery of Machali in a contemporary way with the soul and flavour of the original rajasthani folk.Donate Now
Johnathan Lee is a professional guitarist and oud player from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Having been an active session musician in Kuala Lumpur, he decided to leave in the Fall of 2014 to Boston, United States to pursue and further his musical eduction at Berklee College of Music. Whilst in Berklee he was taught under several world touring musicians such as David Fiucynzski, Tim Miller, Mick Goodrick, Bret Wilmot, Ed Saindon, Dave Santoro and Israel Sandoval. It was also in Berklee where he was first exposed to the world of Arabic classical music. Under the guidance of renowned Palestinian-Israeli Oud and Violin player, Simon Shaheen, Johnathan Lee has since been educated in arabic classical music theory and actively recording and performing on the Oud in genres ranging from classical to fusion to flamenco.
Having a deep respect and admiration for folk music from around the world, he has been trying to combine his background as a jazz guitarist with influences from the Arab music world as well as that of his native homeland of Malaysia in both his playing style as well as his original compositions.
He obtained a bachelors degree in classical guitar. In the meantime time David recorded his first CD called “Mei” (as a tribute to his grandfather) supported by the Canary Island Government and Balcón del Valle, based on own compositions and with the collaboration of great musicians like Jose Pedro Pérez (pc), Kike Perdomo (sax), Jairo Cabrera (fl), Felu Morales (bass) and Audun Waage (tp).
In Tenerife at that time he was part of projects like The Clave Brothers (lead by Natanael Ramos), Big Band AM (directed by Kike Perdomo/Julian Díaz), Dúo Brasil with Pedro Netto, etc…
In Granada City he performed regularly as solo Guitarist in “La Alhambra” and combined this activity with different teaching jobs.
In the city of Maastricht he formed several bands like DMQ, YOTOCO (Latin/Jazz trio)
Phillip “Brail” Watson, 25, is a classically trained vocalist, cellist, songwriter, rapper and producer from Topeka Kansas.
Brail has spent the last 6 years both recording, performing, and speaking in many communities across the United States under his mantra “change the world through music.”
Brail is currently the Vice President of the multimedia conglomerate New Midwest Entertainment, where he handles community outreach, marketing, and produces for a host of talented hip-hop artists on the label end as well as running a regional video game tournament.
With an expansive vocal range, and a multitude of genre’s to draw inspiration from including hip-hop, soul, and R&B Brail is known to bring the house down in any performance situation.
Patricie Fuxova is a pop folk jazz singer songwriter coming from Czech Republic.
She was nominated for „talent of the year“award by one of the Czech TV stations. For her first album.
She has worked with indie producer for her second album that was released by Parlaphone.
In year 2014 she launched a pop jazz project with first Amy Winehouse guitarist called Moods.
Patrice wants to give an option for change through experience of love that is embodied in a musical form.
Daniel’s music always echoes the beat of his heart and paints a kaleidoscopic musical picture, which touches his audience, winning him a variety of accolades & awards and the respect of his peers. This makes him a unique & emerging film/game scoring specialist & keyboard performance talent.
Daniel approached the Berklee College of Music with a unique concept. Daniel’s idea was exposed to the faculty The Members encouraged him to showcase it to students in a performance at the Café 939 cabaret venue, Now an original musical production celebrating collaboration between Berklee & BOCO; schedule release 2016.
Daniel was sought out to perform multiple times at the prestigious Palau de les Artes in Valencia Spain. Applauded for his “amazing talents” and “melodic magic” Daniel continues to create and collaborate with talented musicians.
Shruti and Sahana Kumar
The passionate twin vocalists Started training in Carnatic music from a very young age in Muscat(Oman) and were also fortunate to get guidance from veteran Carnatic Music vocalist and composer Bombay Jayashri Ramnath.
Shruti & Sahana were also regular members of the music troupe “Symphony” in Muscat.
They have been featured in many television programs, performed in several live concert and sung in the 2 albums composed by Smt. Uma Balasubaramaniam,
The duo have been included in the archival projects of Navavarna Kritis by Smt. Bombay Jayashri. And recorded an album of hymns for the Lalithambal temple.
Currently they are pursuing Masters in Music Technology and Music Business, with the renowned Berkley College of Music, Valencia and working on several ambitious projects & collaborations.