Sandhya Sanjana

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Sandhya Sanjana was born in Bombay, India. She was raised in New Delhi where she was part of a culturally active group. Participating in musical shows since the age of five, she absorbed various folk and classical influences from ancient and contemporary India.

She studied Indian classical vocals under several Gurus, absorbing the styles from various 'gharanas'. Then she discovered rock and pop music. Fascinated with it, she sang in some rock groups in Bombay. She heard Miles Davis and John Coltrane for the first time, and her world turned around once again.

Alice Coltrane heard Sandhya sing at the Jazz Jamboree in Poland and invited her to perform at the '5th John Coltrane Festival'. Following that she has collaborated with Alice Coltrane on her CD 'Glorious Chants'.

She has performed worldwide and has collaborated with Praful, Prem Joshua, Ramesh Shotham amongst others.