Salt Arts is an art, music and entertainment agency, dedicated and committed to strengthen the music industry of Pakistan by creating opportunities for the artists. The agency believes in promoting culture through art and music of Pakistan. They proudly presents Mughal-e-Funk this time, a contemporary funk/fusion band, consisting of four members; Kami Paul (drums), Rufus Shahzad (keyboard) Rakae Jamil (Sitar) and Farhan Ali (bass).
As the name indicates the music of Mughal-e-Funk is influenced from the stories and mysticism of Mughal Emperors.
Mughal Emperor Akbar’s great interest towards music urged him to work for the progress of instrumental and vocal art in his era. To make him happy, Hindu and Muslim musicians mingled their instruments and compositions at his court, bringing about a mix of two incredibly diverse systems of music.
Mughal-e-Funk, the band believes in taking this legacy ahead and celebrates the music and composition of Mughal Era.
The band started working on their original music in 2015 and since then have produced six tracks so far. The tracks are named after Mughal emperors. Here’s a video: