Jatt

Jatt
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An ancient community that exists in large pockets all over South Asia, the Jatts have evolved into an integral component...

An ancient community that exists in large pockets all over South Asia, the Jatts have evolved into an integral component of the culture and society of Northern India, especially the state of Punjab. Not being a homogenous culture group they belong to a number of religious traditions of which Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism are the largest. In this album, Swarn Yamla Jatt, an exponent of the Yamla Jatt Gharana (musical tradition), presents a collection of folk songs from this Sikh musical tradition. These songs vary in mood and include spiritual, episodic and even tragic love stories. Some of these are as much as three hundred years old and handed down from generation to generation. The Tumbi, Dhol, Ghada, Harmonium, Tambourine, and Banjo are played as accompaniments.