Group: Roop Swaroop and Group
Jamal Khan belongs to Barna Village of Jaisalmer District of Rajasthan. He is from Manganiyar tribe and is a skilled Harmonium player. He got musical instruments as heritage in his family and is trained by his family members only. Apart from that he has been a part of various other groups from time to time and finds it easy while performing with the new artists as well and adjusts very swiftly. He finds himself quite comfortable in playing the percussion to Marwari, Bhajans and Sufi music. He always had a dream to travel abroad and showcase his talent. Now, after travelling to various countries he feels quite satisfied. After being an established musician alongside Gazi Khan he gives full freedom to their children to pursue music as a career, but still encourages them to get a basic education. He himself is an illiterate but still considers education as the utmost necessity of today’s generation. He feels that the Rajasthani folk music need a better platform from where it can reach out more number of audience as he believes that folk music has the quality of touching the soul of the audience. He wishes to prosper more along with his group and wants to travel the whole world to showcase the magic that folk music possesses. He wants to perform more of live shows as he enjoys the appreciation that he gets from the audience.