Roshni Baptist Ensemble at Hard Rock Cafe, Worli

  • Date / Time: 04/17/2014 : 8:30 PM
  • Location: Hard Rock Cafe
  • Address: Hard Rock Cafe, Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
  • Entry: Rs. 250

Mumbai based Country / Pop Rock and Contemporary band formed in 2013 by Songwriter Roshni Baptist, Bassist Jerson Anthony and Guitarist Veljon Noronha.

Genre- Country, Pop Rock and Contemporary.

Who is the ‘Roshni Baptist Ensemble’:

Roshni Baptist – Vocals

Singer / Songwriter and Recording artist from Mumbai who started her musical career in 2010. Founder of the Roshni Baptist Ensemble and principal songwriter of the band. Performing since childhood she has won several awards throughout school & college years.
A self taught mezzo-soprano singer with a distinct Country to Rock vocal texture. Her versatality as a singer helps her easily adapt to different genres of music giving her voice the range and natural ability between gentle and soulfull to strong vocals. She has lent her voice in playback singing for movies such as Murder 2 (2011), Zanjeer (Telegu- 2013) upcoming, O Teri (2014) as well as numerous ad jingles. She is currently working on her debut semi-acoustic album titled “UNBOUND” to be released this year.

Daniel Kenneth Rego – Lead Guitars
Mumbai based guitarist performing as a freelance live and studio musician, as well as lending his talents to several prominent bands. The former Lead guitarist of Demonic Resurrection has produced 1 track for Roshni’s upcoming album, titled “This Rain”. Daniel has toured extensively across India, performed at prestigious festivals in the UK, Czech Republic and Norway, and in 2011 received an endorsement deal with PRS Guitars USA, becoming the nation’s youngest endorser nation’s roster of endorsers.

Veljon Noronha – Guitars / Backing Vocals
Started his musical career at 16, playing both the Electric & Acoustic guitar with equal ease. He was the lead guitarist of the Winit Tikoo band and was feat on Coke Studio 2013. Veljon teamed up with Roshni late 2013 and they have been performing across venues ever since.
He also plays the Ukele and the Mandolin.

Joel Crasto – Keys & Backing Vocals
He is also the member of Shannon & The Silent Riot and has played several times at HRC across India. Trained since the age of 7 in Western Classical, today he plays almost any genre of music with equal ease be it Pop / Funk/ Fusion or Bollywood.

Jerson Anthony – Bass
Co-founder of the Roshni Baptist Ensemble who joined Roshni in 2013. Jerson began studying music at the age of 12 and later took a keen interest in playing bass. Has played at Independence Rock. Mood Indigo and was part of the Channel V launchpad 1st & 3rd season.

Ron Ashton Pereira – Violinist
The youngest new member of the band, Mumbai based Violinist and Engineering student is part of the Bombay Chambers Orchestra and is a member of the band Calrton & the Saints.

Dhir Mody on drums