(Bissessar Persad's Naya Zamana Orchestra)
has played a pioneering role in the field of Indian music
in Trinidad and Tobago
. Formed in 1944, the orchestra has provided entertainment for hundreds of thousands of people across the Caribbean
and North America and
has assisted many charitable organizations and events. The Naya Zamana Orchestra is Trinidad & Tobago’s oldest surviving musical orchestra.
The Naya Zamana Orchestra, is owned, led and managed by Mr. Bissessar Persad
. Through his musical expertise and teaching background, The Naya Zamana Orchestra has produced and facilitated the careers of leading artists in the field of Indian classical song, music
as well as other genres of music, dance and artistry in Trinidad and Tobago.
is dedicated to promoting and maintaining the image of Trinidad and Tobago as a hotpot of culture on the international scene. Discipline, loyalty, professionalism
and creativity has been the keynote to the success and longevity sustained by the orchestra.
The story of The Naya Zamana embodies a greater part of the historical progress of Indian music and culture in Trinidad & Tobago. The band has molded the lives and made famous innumerable celebrated singers, musicians and dancers since its inception. It has touched the lives of all cultural artists throughout the length and breadth of our twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago.
In 1994 the Government of Trinidad and Tobago
awarded the Naya Zamana... Read More