Falu & Karyshma is an internationally recognized band known for its ability to weave together the intensity of rock, the improvisation of jazz, and the intricacies of India’s classical music. These seemingly disparate worlds, when combined, create collisions of sounds and sights rarely experienced by audiences before. The band, in its various formats, has performed 500 concerts in the US and around the world. The artists have been featured in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Billboard magazine among others. What brings the band members together is their decades of deep musical training, intelligence, and a sense of shared destiny. They know they are meant to be on stage together.
Falu is a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter who has collaborated with diverse artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Ricky Martin, Blues Traveler, Wyclef Jean, A.R. Rahman and others. Gaurav is a singer/songwriter with soulful vocals who plays keyboards and flute. Soumya is a singer/songwriter, violinist, guitarist and published composer. Sandeep is a singer/songwriter, tabla player and student of the legendary Ustad Zakir Hussain. Chris is one of the most sought-after lead guitarists in NYC and has played with Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Kanye, Q-Tip, Jay Z, and Stevie Wonder among others.