Band Sozz is a multi genre band of versatile and talented young musicians from Delhi. full of enthusiasm, energetic and creative! Their act mesmerizes all.
Puraskar Nirawan (Guitarist)
‘GURU MAHESH’- An enthusiastic musician by nature, patch specialist and a classically trained sitarist. Experimenting with music is fun to him. With a thorough understanding of Indian and western music, Band SOZZ is always lost in his musical realms and has the right notes expressing the SOZ within.
Anubhav Singh (percussionist)
‘GURU BRAHMA’- An adept tabla player from Dilli Gharana. Anubhav is not only familiar with Indian classical music, Band SOZZ has actually been living it. He is also very active in the pop music circuit and freelances with many bands. Being a good classical musician, he adds a groovy element to the band and keeps the audience pumped up.
Name of Artist/Band.
Name of the band is “SOZZ“. We are total 7 members in the band.
- Sumit Shridhar-Vocals
- Rishi Shridhar-Keyboard & Vocals
- Puraskar Nirwan-Guitars & Vocals.
- Rohit Kullu-Bass & Vocals
- Nikhil Kumar-Flute & Vocals
- Anubhav Singh-Percussions
- Pawan Nautiyal-Drums
What does your band name mean and where did it come from?
The meaning of SOZZ is Pain or precisely grief. The word “SOZZ” derives from ‘URDU’ dialect.
What are your influences?
Our influences includes legendary artist bands like Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, B.B. Kings, Pink Floyd, Pt. Ajay Prasanna, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Pt. Ravi Shankar, Pt. Subhash Nirwan, Tommy Emmanuel, Shakti, Pat Methen and the list goes on.
How do you get the crowd pumped?
Pumping up the crowd has never been tough for the band, it’s just that you have to pick up the songs which are really popular amongst people and the band has been able to do that very well, and last but not the least interacting with the crowd which is very important while performing on stage, Once the rhythm gets going the crowds gets pumped easily.
Do you have a specialty?
The specialty of the band’s picking up rare songs and creating a new groove of the song which separates the band from all other, doing retro songs in Rnb and other western genres and doing Indo classical fusion has been the specialty of the band.
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