Mangaluru: Walter Dantis to release his first Konkani music album ‘Jinye Rangg'

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SB)

Mangaluru, Nov 9: Well known Konkani lyricist and poet Walter Dantis is all set to release his first Konkani contemporary music album titled 'Jinye Rangg' on Friday, November 9.

The album will be released during finale of Gulf Voice of Mangaluru in Kuwait and KCO Fiesta in Abu Dhabi on Friday. In India, the release is scheduled on Sunday, November 11 at Fathima Retreat House in Mangaluru. The album will be released in other places also. 

Ten different tracks, each with a unique feel, will put the listener in the perfect groove, akin to a musical evening. All ten songs penned by Walter Dantis himself and composed Loy Valentine Saldanha, one of the young music directors of the coast, are set to steal the hearts of millions of Konkani music lovers.

Young singing sensations with golden voices - Nihal Tauro, Velita Lobo, Ian Saldanha, Munita Veigas Rao, Ashwin D’Costa, Robin Sequeira, Laveena Dantis, Akshada Talaulikar, Melwyn Antony D’souza, and Ashna D’Silva have added to the irrepressible charm. Ruben Machado, Alston Gomes, Sunil Kumar, Patson Pereira have played live music instruments in this album.

"This album is an ardent effort to introduce young and hidden talents of the Konkani music industry to global music lovers. I tried to write songs on various subjects and many of them are poems. Music arranger Loy Valentine and his team have given their best, with tunes that relax and soothe the senses of the listeners. It is a result of collective efforts of our team. My family and friends have supported me in this maiden project. I am hopeful that Konkani lovers will appreciate my efforts, “says Walter Dantis.

"We have tried to give something different to the music lovers through ‘Jinye Rangg’. There is love, passion and sentiments in this album. But beyond that, we have tried to give something unique and new. This is the debut project of many singers and musicians. So a kind of freshness is there in this album,” says Loy Valentine.

Walter Dantis is known for his short stories and romantic poems in Konkani. Walter has also written lyrics for popular Konkani hits like ‘Vengenth Dharun’, ‘Kirak Mog Peracho’ etc.