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Elmira College, Indro Roy Chowdhury, sitar & Broto Roy, tabla

The Broto Roy Ensemble at Montpelier Jazz Series

Broto Roy Band - festival footage

Broto's Sextet performs his composition "Eleven" with: Marshall Keys (horns); Scott Ambush (bass); Harry Appelman (keyboards); Broto (tabla); T.K. Smith (guitar); Mike Smith (drums)

B. with The Humayun Khan Ensemble at Montgomery College

Broto with acclaimed Indian sitarist Debi Prasad Chatterjee. Festival performance excerpt.

Excerpt of Broto and Sanjay Mishra performing the Indian raga
"Bageshree" in a sitar and tabla duet at the Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York City, with Broto's family group "Ganga"

BR recites some tabla compositions in this Thanksgiving Day holiday clip of Ray Speigel's "Love of a Goddess" in raga Jhinjhoti with solo sitar by Indro Roy Chowdhury.

The Broto Roy Ensemble with Paul Bollenback, guitar; Carl Grubbs, sax; Bill Kemp, bass; Mike Smith, drums.

Broto Roy Ensemble at the Freer Gallery's Meyer Auditorium at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Paul Bollenback, guitar; Scott Ambush, bass; Mike Smith, drums and Saleem Waters, percussion. Part 1

Freer Gallery Part 2

Freer Gallery Part 3

Freer Gallery Part 4

BR Band Live in Boston with Paul Bollenback, guitar; Billy Kemp, bass; Harvey, drums; John K., keys; Humayun Khan, harmonium & vocals.


#2 Broto Roy Sextet


#1 Broto's Percussion Ensemble


#3 Broto Roy Ensemble

#4 With his students performing Tabla Concerto, scored for 'teental' (sixteen beats).

At Blues Alley with Sanjay Mishra (Jerry Garcia).

Broto with Sanjay Mishra, guitar and Tony Moreno, bass at the 3Gs Garcia Festival in Wisconsin USA

The Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco and Broto with the Humayun Khan ensemble "Between Worlds" live in Morocco 6/24/11. Enjoy Raga Bihag; Indian trance-fusion.

Festival Musiques du Monde d'Essaouira - Morocco

Broto with Sanjay Mishra, guitar. Washington DC Jazz Festival

Raga - Humayun Khan, vocals; Broto Roy, tabla. Excerpts of concert.
Part 1

Broto's family group with his father Bachoo Roy, mother Minati Roy, sister Krishna Roy with Sanjay Mishra, sitar. Read concert Notes on GANGA

with Indrajit Roy Chowdhury performing at the 2010 Smithsonian American Folklife Festival

Broto with sarod virtuoso Aashish Khan and S. Dhar on violin. Live in Boston. Improvisation on the Irish tune "Greensleeves".

Broto with '05 Grammy nominee Gaurav Mazumdar (sitar) Washington, DC.
Raga Charukeshi, Part 1   Part 2   Part 3


B. accompanying Subroto Roy Chowdhury, St. Mary's College, Maryland USA


Broto accompanying Debiprasad Chatterjee (sitar). Live at the Lowell Folk Music Festival.
Part 1 of Raga Basant Mukhari.
Part 2 of Raga Basant Mukhari.

Part 1. Raga Jaijawanti - Alap - Sugato Nag sitarist extraordinaire.
Part 2 of Raga Jaijawanti - Sugato is joined by Broto Roy's tabla in the "Gath"
Part 3 The fireworks continue in this rare footage of technical virtuosity
Part 4 The Gath continues in medium tempo.
Part 5 Fast Gath begins and accelerates into the beginning of the jhalla
Part 6 - The climactic finale of this magnificent Raga Jaijawanti

with Subroto Roy Chowdhury sitar Bageshri.

"Whenever I Think of Love" - Lyrics by John Bell to evoke the '60s & '70s. Taped in analog. Tour travel video.


Broto Roy Tabla Solo & Oral Recitation at Sussex College, NJ. This tabla solo and oral recitation is followed by Raga Kirwani from South India and an encore piece.

Excerpt from tabla solo in the ancient South Indian rhythm cycle of 8 beats called "Adi tala" during a recital with sitarist Indro Roy Chowdhury at Elmira College, NY USA.

B. with sitar maestro Subroto Roy Chowdhury and his student Indro Roy Chowdhury. Live at St. Mary's College. Maryland, USA. Raga Maru Bihag Part 1    Part 2

Raga Bhopali John W with Broto Roy. Live

Broto Roy's Indian Dance Trio with dancer Yasmina
Christel, harmonium The Kennedy Center

Broto Roy's Music & Dance of Afghanistan. Syracuse University

Excerpts of concert "Spotlight by Starlight"
Virginia, USA. With Broto's father
Hitabrata Roy, sister Krishna,
Sanjay Mishra, guitar, and Jayantee Paine, dancer.
Part 1.
Part 2.

CNN and NBC coverage of Broto's composition "Let Us Fly"

Broto's TV Interview - Part 1. Washington DC tri-state cable network MHZ Darshan TV Part 2.

Broto with the Bangladeshi Bauls

Broto the amazing zelig has a drum dialogue
(in a 16-beat cycle kept by the "sarangi" - (Indian violin)
with Gazi Khan Barana, a Manganiyar castanet player from Rajasthan India. Video, part 1

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