Jaipur Maharaja Brass Band
Jaipur Maharaja Brass Band provides a thrilling performance combining exciting music fusion with stunning dances and mind-boggling feats of strength and skill. Originating from Jaipur, the city of the maharajas, the Jaipur Maharaja Brass Band play a range of traditional instruments, including trumpets, trombones, tubas, clarinets and saxophones. This world-renowned brass band was created by Rahis Bharti, founder and artistic director of the Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan.
Their music blends Indian melodies, driving brass rhythms and traditional Rajasthani folk music with popular themes from Bollywood, jazz, funk, pop, reggae… and even a touch of Hindustani classical music. The spectacle is enhanced by their dancer, renowned all over India for her “cobra dance,” and the fire-eating fakir who juggles with knives and walks barefoot on nails and broken glass. The result of this vibrant synthesis of colour, sound and movement never fails to leave audiences the world over breathless and demanding more.