Album ‘Asha- discovery of the Peninsula’ featuring Rajasthani musicians Kutle Khan , Magda Khan, Dayam Khan, Mohan Khan, Gafoor Khan, Firoz Khan, Nathoo Solanki, Narsi Solanki is released on Universal Music India. The album consists of 10 tracks mixed and mastered in London, and it is the first album under the banner of ‘The Nokia Music Theatre’.
After launching ‘The Nokia Music Theatre’ – a platform for discovering and nurturing musical talent from the grassroots and providing them with an opportunity to showcase their talent, the album complets the initiative.
Alliance of Peninsula Studios, Universal Music India and Nokia India, aims at nurturing rich and diverse Indian musical heritage. The project was piloted in Rajasthan in 2010 when 17 handpicked artists were handpicked from small towns and villages across the state. The pilot culminated with the launch of the first music album – ‘Asha. The album is also available for download from the Nokia Music Store.