From Joss Jaffe
Joss Jaffe performs as a Vocalist, Tabla player and Multi-Instrumentalist. As a composer and producer he has created innovative albums including Svara Mandala, Echosystem and Dub Mantra to critical acclaim. He has toured throughout multiple continents, bringing his music to an international audience.
Joss’ sound is rooted in his desire to unite people through community and love and invites the audience into a space of spontaneous joy. Joss has always been fascinated with mantra chanting and experiencing sounds of the world through travel. He studied tabla, sarode, and vocal music under respected musicians Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. Joss translated these elements into 3 "Dub Mantra" albums, with each track being made in appreciation of mantras. In 2017, Joss performed at 22 music festivals in the US and abroad, bringing his music to and establishing a strong connection with an international audience. In addition to touring internationally, he spreads his knowledge of music through teaching classes and workshops. His work has been critically acclaimed by No Depression, Vents, NeuFutur, LA Yoga Magazine, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Yoga Journal Korea, Yoga Journal Thailand, the UK’s Om Magazine, and other prominent publications.