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Badal Roy

Primary Instrument: Tablas

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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    Frammenti D'Anima

    Geetika Records
    2006
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    Passing Dreams

    Geetika Records
    2002
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    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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