BADAL ROY

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Badal Roy (Bangla: বাদল রায়) (born Amarendra Roy Chowdhury in Comilla, eastern Bengal, British India, 1945) is a tabla player, percussionist, and recording artist known for his work in jazz, world music, and experimental music.

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Roy was born into a Hindu family in a predominantly Muslim eastern Bengal region of British India (which later became East Pakistan, then Bangladesh)[1]. He speaks the Bengali, English, Hindi, and Urdu languages[1]. His father was a government official who served in the distinguished position of Joint Secretary. His nickname, Badal (meaning "rain," "cloud," or "thunder" in the Bengali language), was given to him by his grandfather after he began crying in the rain as a baby[1].

An early inspiration for Roy was American popular music, and he particularly enjoyed the music of artists such as Elvis Presley, Pat Boone, and Nat King Cole. His first exposure to jazz came when he saw
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