Malabika Brahma

OneBeat 2013 Fellow

Baul Vocalist

Kolkata, India

Malabika Brahma is a vocalist and composer based in India. Her music is a fusion of folk, blues and Indian classical music, influenced by Vedic Hinduism and Baul mystic minstrel tradition. Malabika tours regularly, performing at religious Ashrams and Akharas and community Melas, as well as popular music festivals. She has recorded and collaborated with many renowned musicians, some via the internet, including UK-based saxophonist Tony Roberts. Describing her musical ethos, Malabika explains, “LOVE, LIVE, LET LIVE is the true essence of my philosophy.”