Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNB) - Critically acclaimed musical chorus troupe Ghaashphoring Choir has launched its maiden album ‘Kichu Kotha Kichu Gaan’.
The launching ceremony took place at the National Theatre Hall auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday.
Founded and conducted by singer-songwriter and Berklee University graduate Armeen Musa, the choir has launched its debut album after starting their journey four years and nine months ago.
The launching ceremony was attended by popular singers and musicians, including Bappa Mazumdar, Elita Karim, Sovvota, Meghdol band, Leemon and Anik from ‘Leemonade’, and fans and followers of Ghaasphoring Choir.
The choir performed several tribute songs with the guest artistes and several new songs from their debut album.
Later, Dr Nashid Kamal, country’s renowned Nazrul exponent, singer and mother of Ghaasphoring Choir’s leader Armeen Musa launched the album and reminisced about Armeen and her team’s passionate journey.
“Since her childhood, Armeen has always been very passionate about music. I was lucky to connect her to the root which follows our family lineage that has remarkable contributions to the music of Bangladesh. Now, Armeen is moving forward with her very passionate team by creating something new, fresh and different- which makes me proud,” Nashid Kamal said at the event.
Renowned singer Bappa Mazumdar appreciated the choir, saying “I have always been a fan ever since they started this new and vibrant journey of fusion in Bengali music. This unique troupe earned the love from us and the audience and surely this album is a new beginning.”
Describing the experience and journey behind the album, Armeen said, “We’re such a team that is ensembles of voices and sounds filled with love and laughter- and luckily we got lots of love and support from our friends and families as well from our fans. Alongside with our choir, a total of 135 people worked in this album. So, this album is precious for a lot of reasons and we thank everyone from the core of our hearts.”
The title of the album is taken from the song ‘Kichu Kotha Kichu Gaan’ written by Dr Nashid Kamal.