Jun 7, 2008

Sax Appeal - Manohari Singh

Golden age of Bollywood is filled with memories of wonderful songs, singers, and music directors. However, rarely do we know about the musicians who played those tunes. Check out this wonderful tune from Navketan's film, Guide. Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar duo must have made composer SD Burman a very happy man on the day this song was recorded.

When you listen to this song, it is hard not to linger on two intervals when Saxophone takes over. Not many people know who this magician is. The artist's name is Manohari Singh.

He came from Kolkata to Mumbai thanks to Salil Choudhuri. He worked as a orchestra arranger and saxophonist for RD Burman.