Music Articles

Jayhaan: Mobed by Day & DJ by Night

Jehan Bhesania, better known by his stage name ‘Jayhaan’ is a priest by day and a DJ by night. His budding career in music has already spearheaded the entry of Jersey Club in India which was previously alien to the Indian Music Industry. Using this...
Freddie Mercury Museum in Zanzibar

Freddie Mercury Museum in Zanzibar

Our dear friend Rusi Dalal writes in about the new Freddie Mercury Museum that was recently opened in Zanzibar. Rusi writes in that the Freddie Mercury Museum that has been opened in November 2019...

Shanaya Patel: ALONE

Shanaya Patel: ALONE

Parsi Khabar has featured Shanaya Patel before, and today we are happy to share the launch of her new single ALONE. You can stream Shanaya’s single: https://lnkfi.re/ShanayaPatelAbout ShanayaAs...

River by Navroze Godrej

River by Navroze Godrej

Navroze Godrej recently put out his first solo music single. The song titled River is a beautifully composed ballad with Navroze's soulful and free voice enhanced by some fantastic music....

Parallel Lines by Zarir Marfatia

Parallel Lines by Zarir Marfatia

26-year old Zarir Marfatia has always been driven by both creative and analytical interests. Struggling to choose between the two, he finally decided to pursue a parallel career path doing both....

Ancient prayers for modern times: Ariana Vafadari

Ancient prayers for modern times: Ariana Vafadari

Further meets Persian-French opera singer Ariana Vafadari, who takes enigmatic Zoroastrian prayers from 3700 BC and transforms them into haunting operatic pieces that speak to 21st-century festival...

Zubin Mehta – so soon?

Zubin Mehta – so soon?

It is really hard to imagine Israel Philharmonic concerts without Zubin Mehta's figure on the podium at the opening of the season. Love of music, Israel and the Jewish people came together in one...

Pandit Firoz Dastur: A Tribute

Pandit Firoz Dastur: A Tribute

A tribute to Pandit Firoz Dastur, the Kirana gharana maestro, who was born on September 30, 1919Firoz Dastur’s good looks and sonorous voice were featured first in Lal-e-Yaman, the oriental fantasy...

Feritta–Set Myself Free: In Conversation

Feritta–Set Myself Free: In Conversation

Our dear friend Feritta is featured in an interview on Broad Tube Music ChannelFeritta grew up in a family where education and family duty came first but her passion has always been creating in one...

Freddie Mercury – The Early Years

Freddie Mercury – The Early Years

In the countdown to the cinema release of Bohemian Rhapsody, this short film looks at the early years of Freddie’s life including his birthplace of Zanzibar, his schooling and first musical...

Saraswati Devi: India’s Maiden Female Composer

Saraswati Devi: India’s Maiden Female Composer

Saraswati Devi was a Parsi, born as Khursheed Minocher Homji, in 1912. India's first female composer, Saraswati Devi had a sonorous legacy which met an abrupt end as she was swiftly erased from...

Set Myself Free by Feritta

Set Myself Free by Feritta

Some things are just meant to be, and some things come with a lot of blood, sweat and tears.  'Set Myself Free' the new single by Feritta is the culmination of both. Feritta, a Zoroastrian and...

Mehroo Jeejeebhoy: The Steinway comes home

Mehroo Jeejeebhoy: The Steinway comes home

In September 2016, this paper was the first to tell you about a unique fundraiser called the Steinway 88 Keys Programme, which was launched for the first time in the country by the noted Mehli Mehta...

Shazneen Arethna releases new single Dance Alone

Shazneen Arethna releases new single Dance Alone

Shazneen Arethna is one of the first female rock singers as part of the 90’s and early 2k’s brewing scene when the country was realizing the real potential of independent music in India. Her...

Sail Away: Zephyr Khambatta

Sail Away: Zephyr Khambatta

Zephyr Khambatta is a Singaporean singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, model and host who also plays the drums. An engineering dropout from the National University of Singapore, it...

Feritta – Get Up Now – Official Music Video

Feritta – Get Up Now – Official Music Video

A new music video by Feritta was recently launched on youtube. Readers of Parsi Khabar will remember that Feritta has been featured here in the past for her previous music videos and other...