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The Bombay Jazz Club- D.Wood- Co-founder



D. Wood, a reputed American musician, has a long association with Mumbai as a performer, composer and educator. Originally in India as a Fulbright research scholar, Wood has spent many years performing and teaching in the USA, Europe, Latin America and India. He has also collaborated with several renowned musicians during this time. He is currently part of the music faculty at Whistling Woods International, the film school in Film City Mumbai. 



Having worked in leadership roles across Financial Services and Hospitality with both Indian and Multinational Corporations, Rajesh's passion has always been music. He has worked with artists to develop cultural and musical exchange between innumerable countries. His contributions include pioneering the Salsa and Latin music movement in Mumbai City, promoting jazz as a Co-founder of the Bombay Jazz Club and playing drums and percussion with Jazz bands on the city's music circuit.
Currently running his own Hospitality Enterprise, Rajesh is also an active member of Songs of Life and the Heart to Heart Foundation, both in the areas of impactful social work.

The Bombay Jazz Club- Rajesh Punjabi- Co-founder
The Bombay Jazz Club- Prachiti Thacker- Manager


manager - Artist relations, Content and operations

Prachiti is responsible for Artist Relations, Content and Operations. She is also an Executive Producer at Music For Good. Having gained early managerial experience at Bodhana Arts and Research Organisation, Thomas Cook India and Whistling Woods International- School of Music, Prachiti aspires to establish her own record label some day.

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