The Bassman’s Band

Goa, India – The Bassman’s band led by virtuoso jazz bass player Colin D’Cruz, features
some of the hottest local as well as international talent. The band has been
signed on by the Taj Landsend hotel on a resident contract and will perform at
the Atrium Lounge Tuesdays to Sundays, 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Friday and Saturday
nights will feature Australian singer Megan Perry. The rest of the week the band
will perform a wide range of instrumental nightclub standards.

Megan Perry – vocals. Megan is an amazingly talented singer with a sensational,
soulful voice. She has performed on resident contracts with some of the worlds
best international hotel chains in Sydney, Australia. Her repertoire includes
tastefully selected pop-rock covers and will also include some of her own
compositions. Jimmy Divecha – saxophone/flute. Jimmy is one of Mumbai’s jazz veterans who has
spent well over fourty years on hotel resident band contracts. Besides regular
nightclub standards, his repertoire also covers popular tunes from different
countries around the world that strike a chord with the international clientele
of hotels.

Beven Fonseca – piano/keyboards. Beven is one of Mumbai’s most promising new
talent. He has been playing the piano from the age of five, studying classical
music initially and later switching over to pop and jazz. Besides live
performances he is also an established studio artiste.

Ian Enthiado – drums/percussion. Ian started playing the drums professionally at
the age of eight in the middle-east, where he was based. After moving to Mumbai
he has performed regularly as a member of backup bands for some of India’s
greatest artistes.

Colin D’Cruz – fretless bass. Colin is probably the only musician in India to
have played with over ninety different live music ensembles locally as well as
internationally. A familiar figure on the local live music scene, some of his
bands can be reviewed at his website