Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda are often joined by the ‘Saraswati Dream Band’ or members of the band, which consists of maestro players Ankush Vimawala on tablas, Richard Cole on bass and Will Marsh on sitar and guitar.
Ankush Vimawala studied tablas growing up in Gujarat, India and was awarded several gold medals for his Visharad (BA) degree in tabla, by the “Bruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti”. For more on this artist, click here.
Richard Cole has been playing bass for over 30 years and has toured in varying eclectic bands in Europe and North America. He currently is living in Ashland Oregon with a devoted Tai Ji Quan martial arts practice. For more info on this artist, click here.
Will Marsh graduated from the prestigious guitar program at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. He then went on to study guitar and sitar at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA. Will studied sitar under master teachers Ustad Aashish Khan and Roshan Bhartiya. For more on this artist, click here.