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photo courtesy : M Sexton


" a magical voice filled with
the colours of microtone & raga "
- India 2019








One of the finest Hindustani classical vocalists of the present times Shweta Jhaveri has performed worldwide since her young age. A favourite to many in India and abroad, her mesmerizing voice and soulful improvisation express the colours of shruti-raga-invocation by preserving the North Indian classical vocal traditions. A performer of Khayal she is also adept in Thumri, Dhrupad and Bhajan.

Blessed to be trained by Mewati maestro Pandit Jasraj since her teenage she was privileged to vocally accompany her guruji from 1987 till early 1990s, touring-performing alongside some of the legends such as Appa Jalgaonkar, Swapan Chaudhari, Sultan khan, Zakir Hussain and Ravi Shankar. She was privileged to receive guidance from her mentor swar samrat Ali Akbar Khan until early 2000s in California USA.

With worldwide acclaimed concerts & recordings she has also sung for Radio, Television and Films. Besides she is a songwriter and composer. The creator of Cosmic Khayals performing innovative world music of raga with western musicians, she performs her creations in Hindustani classical vocal music named as Saraswati bani. Regarded as the premier female classical vocalist from Gujarat to perform internationally, she is also acclaimed as the premier North Indian classical vocalist to perform raga with western musicians. Shweta Jhaveri performs in the genre-s of raga based World music and Hindustani (North Indian) classical vocal music.
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