VH1 101 Dance, in association with the Ministry of Sound, is presenting the first official Ministry of Sound Tour Of India, with Paul Jackson & Paul Deighton. The duo will tour India during July, starting with a performance at Hyderabad on 2nd July, at Bottles and Chimneys. They will then move on to Tantra in Kolkata on 3rd July, and the tour ends at Elevate in Noida on 5th July.
Paul Jackson is an American jazz bass guitarist. He has played with many of the great jazz artists, most notably bass on Herbie Hancock's seminal album, Head Hunters. He began playing bass at the age of 9. Considered by many of his teachers to be a musical prodigy, he performed with the Oakland Symphony at the age of 14, where he expanded his musical interests to include performance levels on bassoon and piano. He went on to study with the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
In 1979, Jackson released his own album, Black Octopus, on Toshiba EMI Records. Jackson's composing had granted him Grammy nominations in 1974, 1975 and 1976 for songwriting "Chameleon", "Hang Up Your Hang-ups" and "Spider", respectively. He has also played on the soundtracks for Paramount Pictures movies "Death Wish" and "Dirty Harry". He was a music director for the touring company of "Don't Bother, I Can't Cope", spent a year and a half with Radio Free Europe, and has appeared with the Oakland Symphony as well as Herbie Hancock on Midnight Special (ABC TV).
Paul Deighton, who hails from the United Kingdom, is one of the most popular DJs in the world. He is mostly known for his amazing house, electro and techno music. He has performed at all the leading clubs in UK, and has also toured many places in the world including USA, China, Spain, Russia, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. He has also featured in many albums including Underground Miami 2008, Gung-Ho Calling All Nations, Secret Disco, Creamfields 07, It's Only a Mixtape, Housexy Sounds Of Summer and Slip 'n' Slide Ibiza 3.
The entry is for couples only, and cover charges are applicable. Please contact the venue at 2776-6464/2776-2368 for further details.