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ABOUT ME


Rana Ranbir is a multifaceted percussionist with over 18 years of experience performing worldwide, sharing the stage with some of the world's most renowned artists.


Classically trained by Ustaad Harbhajan Singh, Ustaad Tari Khan and Ustaad Vinod Singh, Ranbir is well versed in the classical elements of Indian Percussion.


Influenced by western culture, Ranbir has incorporated his classical style and added in fusion elements to provide an impeccable performance sure to bring the WOW factor to a stage near you. 

 

Tabla & Strings

This bespoke cocktail performance is guaranteed to bring the WOW factor to your event.

Energetic Dhol Players

Take your party to the next level with skilled dhol players to accompany your dancefloor

Tabla &
Strings

Incorporating skilled musicians to your cocktail hour is a sure way to please your guests.

 
 

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A live Dhol player is a great addition to any type of event you may be planning! The high energy aspect of having a drummer perform at your event can be the factor which will help take the dance-floor to the next level. Whether it be a traditional wedding event, reception, or any of the different types of events covered below – Dhol is sure to bring liveliness to the atmosphere from start to finish. 

Traditionally, the Dhol played a crucial role in the harvest celebrations in India. Today it is still has its place in joyous occasions. The burst of energy and passion which streams out of the Dhol truly makes it unique.

The Bellagio, Las Vegas - Tabla Cocktail Hour

The Bellagio, Las Vegas - Tabla Cocktail Hour
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The Bellagio, Las Vegas - Reception Dhol

The Bellagio, Las Vegas - Reception Dhol

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Tabla & Strings - Private Residence, NJ

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Dhol - Dancefloor

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Testimonials

Rajiv & Marisol
June 1st 2013
The Merion, Cinnaminson NJ
 

"Hey Rana, just got back to work this week after the wedding and honeymoon. I wanted to thank you and your team for the awesome performance. You were so lively and energetic throughout our baraat and reception. You don't know how many compliments I've received about it. It was better than I ever imagined. It was a great way to start off the celebrations... You guys looked and performed so well and professional. I loved the LED dhol also. Certainly an eye-catcher. I know the dhol works with punjabi and hindi music...but the ways in which you performed with the raggaeton and hiphop....STUPENDOUS!!! In short, thanks so much for helping make my wedding a dream come true. Take care and all the best."

-Rajiv and Marisol

Varun & Sajani

June 29, 2013

Park Ridge Marriott, New Jersey

Farrukh Kamal and Noreen Abbasi

10/17/2013

Nawab - Yonkers, NY

"We have seen dhol players in many weddings and at other events but Dholi Rana was by far the best one we've EVER seen. The hardest part was finding the right dhol player, but with a reference from a college friend, I knew I made the right decision when we worked with Ranbir Singh sitting in Minnesota, while he was on the east cost, which is where the Mehndi was as well. He was very professional and laid everything out in a very simple way for us to understand all of the options we had. Thank the technology gods for making our lives easier to coordinate sitting in two different states, but majority of it had to do with the attention to details and communication that Ranbir provided us with. The day of the event, many people asked us who the dhol player was and where we hired Dholi Rana, because the service, sound and expertise were all truly at its best. Ranbir was very easy going and went with the flow as there was no itinerary of plans for the Mehndi. Best part was that he even offered to play the dholki (little dhol) for us if we wanted to although we didn't get time to make use of this amazing service that was included in his package. All in all, moving forward, this is the one and only dhol service we're recommending. Best. Live. Dhol. Experience. Ever.

Thank you Ranbir and Dholi Rana. You had us at the first dhol beat."

Sameer and Samreen Saadi

Tarun and Karina

July 5th 2014

Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange NJ

"Dholi Rana –

Thank you so much for performing at our wedding. We are continuously hearing rave reviews about our wedding, and particularly your dhol performances throughout the day - from the baraat, to the reception, to the after party – were definitely one of the highlights. You were awesome getting everyone pumped up! You added a live element to the event that took the party to another level. A true professional and one that I fully endorse! Thanks for being part of the day and making it one to remember!!! "

"Dear Ranbir,

I take this opportunity to thank you for your professional services as DHOLI at our son's wedding at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange on July 5,2014.

You were professional in performing your services at this important occasion in our life. You arrived on time for the BARAAT and made us all dance to the lovely beats of drums. This was an important and enjoyable time during the Baraat. You, in fact, jump started the event. Let me also tell you that you are a leader; I say so because you lead the Baraat, on your own initiative, from the starting point to inside the Chateau all the way to the banquet hall.

You made a big difference in day's celebrations. I wish you all the best in your career and will highly recommend you to anyone looking for services of DHOLI.

Once again, I thank you and express my pleasure to have you at our son's wedding. You may feel free to contact me as a reference at any time."

Sincerely,

Gian Hasija

Rachita

January 5th 2019

Private Residence, Edison NJ

"Ranbir -

Thank you very much for being a part of my housewarming party on Jan 5 2019 !

It was a great experience with your dhol service , we thoroughly enjoyed it and the guests were up and dancing through out the night . If it wasn’t for the dhol there would have been something missing so yes it definitely added spice to the party . I would recommend Ranbir for any future events , it is a no brainer that I cannot expect anyone else playing better than him ..

10/10 - way to go Rana 👍👍 "

Regards

Rachita

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