Qi-Rattan consist of Amritpal Singh and Jagdeep Kaur, a husband and wife duo who launched in 2013 following their debut album release ‘Tarang – The Divine Flow’. These British artists have since become a household name, popular for their soothing music therapy, Kirtan.
- ‘Tarang – The Divine Flow’ is the first Kirtan album to be recorded at the infamous Abbey Road Studios, dubbed as the ‘best studio in the world’ and famous for the Beatles.
- Qi-Rattan are the first to combine self-compassion meditation techniques which are known to heal depression with their ‘Rakhe Rakhanhaar’ Shabad from their debut album.
- Advocates of peace and solidarity, Qi-Rattan represented the Sikh community in preparation for 2012 Summer Olympics ‘Prayers for Peace’ event held at the beautiful church, St Martin-in-the-Fields, set in the heart of London, Trafalgar Square.
- Featured in Vogue 2013, Qi-Rattan has been described as ideal music to assist a meditative state for yoga.
- Qi-Rattan have taken the initiative to perform and record their albums at 432Hz in the intention to create greater harmony through Gurbani Kirtan and universal healing frequencies.
- 2014 saw release of Qi-Rattans second Album ‘Jaag Re – Awaken’ which was followed by the ‘Jaag Re Tour’ of Middle East, South East Asia and across Europe.
- Qi-Rattan’s released their third album 2016 ‘Asees – Blessing’, an album in dedication to the divine feminine energy which reached No.2 in the iTunes World Music Charts.
- Qi-Rattan are currently working on the release of their fourth album, delivering a series of exclusive wellbeing retreats and working on various projects in relation to wellbeing and health.
About the Artists
Jagdeep Kaur embodies the great gifts of healing and music, with a lightness of touch that allows space for each to enhance the other. She invites you into her exploration of spirituality through music and Kirtan.
Her voice is shaped by the awareness of studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, through many years of experience in a wide range of holistic therapies and imbued with deep-rooted, healing intention. Her experience has given her insight into how the meditative mind can open new dimensions, find solutions and heal destructive patterns in our lives.
As a highly-respected and sought after female Kirtani, Jagdeep blends traditional Sikh Gurbani Kirtan with contemporary trends, while honouring the beauty of traditional Raag Kirtan and communicating the profound messages and emotions to wider audiences. She receives guidance on Kirtan from her father-in-law, the renowned Kirtani, Bhai Gurdiyal Singh Rasiya.
Amritpal Singh Rasiya is a vibrant musician whose recognition is growing fast to be one of the leading Tabla players in the UK, representing the ‘Punjab Gharana’ school of Tabla and being a senior disciple of one of the world’s finest Tabla players, Pandit Yogesh Samsi of the Ustad Allarakha legacy.
Amritpal was born into the globally renowned Sikh Kirtani tradition as the son of Bhai Gurdiyal Singh Rasiya and initiated into Tabla at the age of eight. His understanding of rhythm and how it underpins the cycles of life, shine through his performance and teaching. His heart-felt instinct for rhythm will lift you out of your head and into the vibration of life.
Amritpal has been actively performing in many prestigious events, namely guest artist at the BBC Dance Proms at Royal Albert Hall, television appearance as guest artist on BBC Young Dancer and recently led a four Tabla player ensemble concert at the prestigious Darbar Festival at Southbank, London.
With a diverse array of skills, known for his in depth understanding of complex rhythms as well having the ability to grasp spontaneous musical patterns on the spot. His experience ranges from performing Tabla solo as well as dance (contemporary, Kathak), Indian Classical Instrumental and vocal styles. Able to perform with many genres of music, he has accompanied the likes of Indian Classical, Western Classical, Jazz and Fusion as well as Meditative/Spiritual music with some of the leading masters in their fields.
Keen to share his knowledge, Amritpal is also actively involved in teaching and performing lecture demonstrations throughout UK and Europe as well as running regular Tabla/Rhythm classes and workshops. Amritpal is a key sound therapist for StressManagement.co.uk and the Institute Of Mindfulness and Transpersonal Psychology (Alhama, Spain) hosting a number of wellbeing retreats across the world.