Badal Roy

Amerendra “Badal” Roy Choudhury arrived in New York in 1968 with a pair of tablas and eight dollars in his pocket. In three days he took a busboy job and then waiting positions in various Indian restaurants. Soon, instead of waiting on customers he was entrancing them with his drumming. Badal's passionate style of playing is free-flowing and always from the heart, and when Miles Davis heard him play, the superstar warmed to him and spread the word. Soon he received his big break: an invitation to record with John McLaughlin and Miles successively. Badal went on to record on Miles Davis's On the Corner, Big Fun, Agartha, Pangaea and others.

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Albums

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Frammenti D'Anima
Geetika Records
2006
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Passing Dreams
Geetika Records
2002
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Raga Roni
Raga Roni
Geeta
2002
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One In The Pocket
Geetika Records
1997
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Endless Radiance
Geetika Records
1997
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Ashirbad
Geetika Records
1975
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