The Music Stopped , But We Were Still Dancing : A Journey to Indian Jazz

An exhibition based on the book of Naresh Fernandes,“Taj Mahal Foxtrot: The Story of Bombay’s
Jazz Age”, this exhibition has kept at display old photographs of Jazz singers, from family albums
along with music tracks and videos that tell the story of the important Goan musicians in the early
Jazz and hot dance era.
This exhibition will emphasis on significant Goan musicians in the Indian Jazz scene, from 1935 to
1970, when Jazz had a noteworthy existence in clubs in India. The focus will be on the Swing & Big
Band era of Jazz between 1930 to 1950. This is the time when many Goan musicians were  active in a
vibrant club scene in particular in Bombay and when Swing music had a large influence on Bollywood
music. The exhibition in total would be featuring from 10 to 12 famous musicians of Goa, associated
with Jazz. The list includes Goan musicians such as Mickey Correa, Chic Chocolate, Jazzy Joe Pereira,
Anthony Gonzalves, Francis Furtado, Lucilla Pacheo and others.
It display at around 80 photographs, all of them personal photographs that he collected from family
albums. While talking to Sunday Guardian, Panjiar said “Jazz doesn’t have much presence in India at
present. There are both young and old musicians who are performing jazz, but the number of people
performing jazz music as opposed to rock etc is much less now”

About the Curator :
Prashant Panjiar is an independent photojournalist.

About the Collaborator :
Naresh Fernandes is the editor of, a digital news publication. He is the author of “Taj Mahal

Foxtrot : The Story of Bombay’s Jazz Age” and “City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay”



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