~The
3-day MTV India Music Summit is being held at the beautiful Fairmont Jaipur~


Jaipur,
October 27, 2017:
The
Pink City saw the largest gathering of musicians in India, with over 100 well
known artistes coming together to launch the first ever MTV India Music Summit. Day One of the Summit witnessed a grand
inauguration with the legendary Pandit Jasraj who was in Concert &
Conversation with celebrated lyricist Prasoon Joshi. Pandit Jasraj offered a
soulful tribute to the eminent classical vocalist, Girija Devi, who was to open
the Summit and share the stage with him for the very first time. Panditji’s beautiful
ode to the Queen of Thumri was a truly poignant moment and an unforgettable
first session for the Summit.
The Summit’s first concert was a large
format open air extravaganza produced by Leslie Lewis, featuring greats like Hariharan
and Kaushiki Chakraborty (vocalists), Ustad Shujaat Khan (sitar), George Brooks
(saxophone), Amit Chaubey (tabla), and Ajay Prassanna (flute). The grand
inaugural day got even grander with Papon adding his quirky style to the
evening, followed by jazz on the poolside lawns with silken-voiced Vasundhara
Vee & her quartet and a night of mesmerizing thumris by the incomparable
Kaushiki Chakraborty.
Speaking about the inauguration of MTV
India Music Summit, Mala Sekhri, Founding
Partner, MusiConcepts,
said, “It feels so good that finally, after months
of hard work, we are here in Jaipur post an immensely successful inauguration
of the Summit. The love and support we are receiving from the music fraternity
is very encouraging and the sheer number of accomplished artistes that were
present today speaks volumes of the quality MusiConcepts have been successful
in bringing together for the Summit. The kind of response Day 1 received fills
us with excitement for the coming days.”
Excited about a positive response to
the first ever Summit Mr. Ferzad Palia, Head,
Youth, Music and English Entertainment, Viacom18
, said, “We are ecstatic to
have received a phenomenal response from the audience on the very first day of
the MTV India Music Summit. MTV has always been the brand defining India’s
taste in music and we are proud to be associated with a summit that is all
about celebrating music in all its forms. The Summit is designed to dissolve
the distance between the stage and the audience, where the energy of the music,
musicians and music lovers becomes one. We’d love for the audience to come and
be a part of the magic.”
The Summit is a congregation of music
lovers and musicians under one marquee and brings together a rare variety of
genres – from Hindustani and Carnatic classical to jazz, folk, devotional,
electronica and more. Immerse yourself in three days of soul-stirring
performances, conversations and panel discussions around music and musicality,
enlightening workshops, defining documentaries and a slew of voices and sounds
that will take your breath away.
MTV India Music Summit aims to create
new sound and content, get artistes out of their comfortable templates, disrupt
the existing myths surrounding genres and create platforms to showcase
themselves the way the world hasn’t seen or heard before. Taking to the stage
tomorrow are the stalwarts from the world of music such as TM Krishna, Ustad
Rashid Khan, Clinton Cerejo, Sona Mohapatra amongst many other great names. It
is going to be a treat for all music lovers so you better not miss what’s in
store for you tomorrow!
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book tickets for the event, please go to:
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