Ranjana GhatakComposer and Vocalist
Born and raised in London, composer and vocalist Ranjana Ghatak was introduced to learning North Indian Singing whilst growing up in a musical household. She pursued her passion for singing, after hearing her favourite vocalist – Padmabhushan Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty – perform in London as a teenager. She has visited and trains in Shrutinandan, Ajoyji’s singing school in Kolkata and has taken part in a teacher training course in Leeds run by Ajoyji.
Since 2014 Ranjana been recording and performing with Liran Donin (member of Mercury Nominated band Led Bib) & Jack Ross. Performances include Kew Gardens, Saffron Walden, Bath International Music Festival, London Jazz Festival, Wigmore Hall and the trio opened for John McLaughlin and the 4th dimension at the Barbican in April 2019. Since Spring 2018, Ranjana has been artist-in-residence for the Chitresh Das Institute in San Francisco, California, in addition to teaching beginners vocal at the Ali Akbar College of Music.
WildKat is working with Ranjana for public relations on the release of her new album, “The Butterfly Effect.”