BLU performs the song "STAY" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY KIAN GANZ @kianganz
MICROPHONES BY RODE
BLU is a blues band based out of New Delhi though the members of the group are from different cities. Formed in 2015 by Guitarist Pranai Gurung and Vocalist Kapil Chetri. They primarily play Country/Delta Blues and reworked Standard Blues. Guitarist Kapil Chetri is credited to be one of the first sounds in India who deals primarily with Delta Blues and other finger style-plucking, acoustic blues styles. Kapil brings in the raw Mississippi sound to the group. Pranai has been writing and collaborating with various musicians for over 15 years and has played with various bands Drift the trio, Silk Route, Bipul Chettri, BollyJazz and Crossover Jazz collective. Rahul Rai on electric bass is an active session musician and has played with Mohit Chauhan, Bipul Chetri, Sushmit Sen to name a few. Chewang lama on Drums is also an active session musician who teaches at the Delhi School of Music.
The band writes and performs their own music and plans to record their first album in 2017. They play regularly in the country and have played in various venues such as The Piano Man Jazz Club, Bandstand, Depot 29, Bflat Bar to name a few.
They recently won the coveted Mahindra Blues Band hunt and were featured at the prestigious Mahindra Blues Festival 2017 in Mumbai.
CREDITS / SPONSORS
An OIJO Production
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Producer - Kavi Bhansali
Co-producers - Pragya Tiwari/Rishi Majumder
Sound Engineer - Raghav Suthaud
Mix - Binaya Amatya
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