A night of melodies

A night of melodies

An evening of music will be held at BFlat on September 5, 9 pm onwards. The event will feature a number of interesting acts. It will start with a performance by the talented duo Rishabh Arora (on the vocals) and Ishan Isaacs (on the acoustic guitar).

The two newcomers will open the evening with unplugged versions and mash-ups of contemporary Indipop and Bollywood numbers. Some of the songs that they will perform include hits from movies like ‘Dil Se’, ‘Life In A Metro’ and ‘Highway’ to name a few. Inspired by popular artiste Lucky Ali, the two will also perform hit songs like ‘Oh Sanam’.

This will be followed by ‘Ma.Ja’ and her band for a night of ‘Bollywood and all that jazz’. Mathangi Jagdish (Ma.Ja) is a playback singer, TV personality and singer songwriter, with 450 films songs to her credit.

She has worked with Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, Illayaraja, Harris Jayaraj, Leslie Lewis and many more. Ma.Ja will present some of her favourite Bollywood numbers with songs ranging from the 1950s to the present-day hits.

In her unique style, the melodies are reinterpreted, reharmonised and reinvented — with a dash of jazz, swing, funk and R&B, and a ‘tadka’ of Indian classical music (both Carnatic and

She is supported by her band, which consists of talented musicians on the keyboards, bass and lead guitars, drums and a favourite with Hindi movie music style, a two-piece horn section (trombone and trumpet).

The band comprises Ma.Ja on the vocals, Sanjay Chandrakanth on the guitar, Osi Gomango on the bass, Joshua Costa on the keyboard, Jeoraj George on the drums, Kavya Lakshminarayanan on the trumpet and Rahul Joshua Thomas on the trombone.

BFlat is located at 776, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. The seating is on a first-come first-served basis. The entry tickets are priced at Rs 400 and are available on www.bookmyshow.com and also at the venue. For details, call 25278361 or 41739250.