Mahalakshmi & Emam

Here are the four albums we have worked on together so far:

Instrumental World
2022
Mahalakshmi
& Emam
Genre:
World Fusion Music
This is an original ballad rock album heavily influenced by Indian classical music and jazz. Unique melodies, etheric and sometimes jazzy chords are set to groovy rhythms. Masterful solos create many moods for both dancing and chilling out.
Thank you to the musicians who made this vision a reality!
Featured musicians:
Mukesh Sharma (sarod) - Zoltan Lantos (violin)
Robert Szydło (bass) - Jim Dooley (drums)
Chhote Rahimat Khan (sitar)
Kai Eckhardt (bass on #9)
Mahalakshmi (keyboard)
Emam (tabla, dumbak, nylon string guitar)

ONE
2021
Mahalakshmi

Genre:
Alternative, Rock, Jazz & World Fusion Music
Mahalakshmi is an American singer-songwriter and this is her first album. The album combines elements of Rock and Jazz with influence from India's music & spirituality.
Featured musicians:
Mahalakshmi (vocals, keyboard) - Mukesh Sharma (sarod)
Robert Szydło (bass) - Dawid Korbaczyński (guitar)
Łukasz Sobolak (drums) - Ahsan Ali (sarangi)
Matthew Montfort (guitar) - Arshad Khan (tabla)
Emam (dumbak, tabla)

2020
Emam & Friends

Genre:
World fusion Music with influences from
Indian Classical Music, Rock & Jazz
In collaboration with Mahalakshmi and many incredible musicians, Emam has created a very unique and upbeat cross-cultural album unlike any other. Groovy, soulful, often beyond categorization, this a fusion of Indian and Eastern European ethnic instrumental rock. As a rhythmist and composer, Emam has brought to the album his love of odd rhythms and heart-touching melodies.
Featured musicians in alphabetic order:
Ahsan Ali (sarangi) - Arshad Khan (tabla)
Dave Lewis (drums) - Deepak Ram (bansuri)
Emam (tabla, dumbak) - Gari Hegedus (oud, mandocello)
Geetika Varde (vocals) - Indu Prakash (vocals)
Irina Mikhailova (vocals) - Julien Moretto (violin)
Kai Eckhardt (bass) - Łukasz Sobolak (drums)
Mahalakshmi (vocals, keyboard) - Manose (bansuri)
Matthew Montfort (guitars) - Michał Rudaś (vocals)
Moses Sedler (cello) - Mukesh Sharma (sarod)
Robert Szydło (bass)

In Your Eyes I See
2019
Emam & Friends

Genre:
World Fusion Music with influences from
Indian Classical, Jazz, Middle Eastern, Eastern European & Rock
"In Your Eyes I See" is a listener's ideal musical journey which will mesmerize and surprise, featuring 21 musicians from 7 countries. In collaboration with some amazing musicians, this Indian classical fusion album is interlaced with sweet and heartfelt melodies, wicked solos, and spacious ambiance while remaining groovy to the beat.
Featured musicians in alphabetic order:
Ahsan Ali (sarangi) - Arshad Khan (tabla)
Dave Lewis (drums) - Emam (tabla, dumbak)
Ghulam Ali (sarangi) - Gino Banks (drums)
Julien Moretto (violin) - Kai Eckhardt (bass)
Mahalakshmi (vocals, keyboard) - Marcin Spera (bass)
Mukesh Sharma (sarod) - Piotr Baron (saxophone)
Robert Szydło (bass) - Zoltan Lantos (violin)