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The Folks brother’s band is unique collective of rajasthani folk and sufi musician highlighting floks brother’s!

Folks brother’s are multi-talented Indian folk and sufi musicians who have performed on various stages across the world!

Our music is as seductive as it is rhythmically complex.We embodies the rich melodic and sophisticated rhythmic traditions of rajasthani folk and sufi music, and our performances are informed by our understanding of contemporary Indian and western musical traditions.

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Members

THE MEMBERS

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Haider Khan

Lead Table Player & Vocalist
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Haider Khan belongs to a traditional music family. Music is in his blood. He is a well trained musician. His seven generations were musicians and they took the traditional legacy of Indian music further. Haider khan is leading tabla player and vocalist of “The Folks Brothers” band. Haider khan is a young and talented tabla player as well as singer who have been started tabla playing at the age of six years. He had started to learn tabla from the great maestro Ustad Saraj Khan sahab then he did the ganda band ceremony with the legend of tabla late Sri Ustad Hidyat Khan sahab. He has been performing all around the world with very well known artists from east and west like Partho Sarothy, Soumik Datta, Pt. Chiranji lal kathak, Kaveri Sageder, and many more with westen artist like the great jazz guitarist Harri Stojka , Ulf Dunkelbunt, Peter Gabis, Peter Schroll, Mario Forte and many more. He had performed at prestigious venues in Europe and in other countries like Konzert Haus Wien, Gasometer Wien, Porgy & Bess, and many more. Haider Khan not only participates in the famous Indian reality TV show “India’s Got Talent”, but also successfully reached to the semi – final stage of season three. He has a good command in Indian singing style like Thumri, Gazal, Sufi, Folk, Bollywood songs & “Mand” which is very old tradition of Rajasthani folk music.


So haider khan wants to take the tradition of Indian music to the world and to spread the love and peace through his music.


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sameer khan

Lead Dholak
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Sameer Khan is the very young and talented leading Dholak player of the Folks Brothers band. Sameer khan is trained by his guru and uncle ustad Iqbal Khan sahab. He started learning music by Iqbal Khan when he was 10 years old. He has lightening speed and clarity in Dholak playing.


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Salim malik

Leading Harmonium player and Vocalist
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Salim Malik is a leading ‘Harmonium’ player and vocalist of the Folks Brothers band. Salim Malik is the student of late ustad Roshan Khan sahab and son as well. He has been performing since 20 years. He has very strong command in Folk and Sufi music from the dunes of Rajasthan. He performed in the very prestigious venue like Birla auditorium, Kabani auditorium, Delhi and many more.


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Pintoo khan

Lead Percussionist
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Pintoo khan is the elder brother of haider khan. He belongs to same family of Haider Khan and Iqbal Khan. Pintoo Khan is the leading percussionist of the Folks Brothers band as well as dholak player. Pintoo Khan has been very fortunate to be a part of a very old traditional musical family. He has been trained by his grandfather late Ustad Roshan Khan Sahab and by his brother Iqbal Khan also. Pintoo khan has been multitalented artist since the age of nine. He has been start learning music at the age of 9 years. His first performance was at the age of 14 years. He is also a master of Indian percussions like Dholak, Naal, Tabla and many more. Pintoo  khan has been performing in all over world with the famous band like Indian Express, Cocorosie Sisters, Rajasthan Roots, the Lila Indian Jazz project and many more. He had performed all over the world with the well known artist from east and west like Susila Raman, the famous jazz guitarist Harri, Stojka, the famous Cocorosie Sisters, Ulf Dunkelbunt and many more. His playing style is very unique and beautiful. He takes listeners to the different world through his music.


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Danish khan

Khartal
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Danish Khan is the Khartaal player as well as Rajasthani folk singer. He is the leading Khartaal player in the band “The Folks Brothers”. He belongs to a Rajasthani traditional musical family. As he is financially not strong and the Folks Brothers wants to support him and promote his talent in the world. He is maestro of Khartaal and he don’t let people escape by his performances.


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Insaf Khan

Morchang & Bhapang Player
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Insaf khan is ‘Morchang’ player as well as ‘Bhapang’ player which are Rajasthani percussions. he is a young and talented artist from sand dunes of Rajasthan. He is also a traditional musician. He has the lightening speed in his playing and he knows how take people in different world where people can see love and peace through his beautiful music.


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Iqbal khan

Lead Singer & Dholak Player
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Iqbal Khan is the elder brother of Pintoo and Haider Khan. He belongs to a same family of Rajasthan. Iqbal khan is the leading singer of the folks brothers band as well as lead dholak player. Iqbal Khan has been very fortunate to be a part of a very old traditional musical family. He has been trained by his grandfather late Ustad Roshan Khan sahab and also by his grandmothe. Iqbal Khan is a multitalented artist from the age of five years. He has been learning music from the age of five years. His first performance was in age of nine years.  He is also a master of Indian percussions like Dholak, Naal, Tabla and many more. Iqbal khan has been performing all over the world with the famous band like Indian Express, Cocorosie Sisters, Rajasthan Roots, the Lila Indian Jazz project and many more. Iqbal khan is well trained singer and dholak player. His style of singing is like nusrat fateh ali khan sahab. He is a master of Sufi, Kawwali, Rajasthani Folk, Bollywood songs, Gazal, Mand, Thumri and classical also. He had performed in all over the world with the well known artist from east and west like Susila Raman, the famous jazz guitarist Harri, Stojka, the famous Cocorosie Sisters, Ulf Dunkelbunt and many more.


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Sanwar Khan

Algoza Player
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Sanwer khan is a master ‘Algoza’ player as well as singer. He belongs to a family which is master in his art. His grandfather were a Rajasthani folk singer at courtyard of kings and he promised to his family to take the legacy further. He performed in western countries like France, Spain, Italy, Canada and many more.


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Mina Sapera

Folk and Gypsy dancer
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Mina sapera is folk and Gypsy dancer as well as Sufi dancer. She belongs to a Gypsy family from rajasthan. She is the best and well known dancer in Rajasthan. She mastered the Kalbaliya, Tera taali and Kobra dance. She had started learning dance at the age of six. She is the leading dancer in the Folks Brothers band. She had been performing since seventeen years in India and abroad. People loves her dance style and her talent. She takes the Rajasthani folk dance to the next level.


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Address of Austria – pernerstorfergasse
16/20 1100, Vienna
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Address of India – plot number 205, sanjay nagar ‘D” kalwar road jhotwara jaipur ( rajasthan)
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(305) 123 8974

+436601796210 ( Haider khan )

+436602274926 ( Pintoo khan )

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