Steeped in the classical tabla tradition, Ravi enjoys exploring music in a variety of contexts. While the quality is uncompromising, the diversity of musical genres represented is vast.   


So Long Seven

Who is SL7?
So Long Seven performs richly textured acoustic music that brings their diverse influences into a distinctly Canadian voice. Blending composition and improvisation, So Long Seven has been dazzling audiences all across Canada.

Near East

Who is Near East?

The Toronto-based Near East Ensemble weaves music from the Middle East, India and other world traditions into a seamless tapestry of sound. Performing traditional and original instrumental music the Near East Ensemble strives to create a new voice in Canada's world music scene.


Who is Tasa?

Tasa is a world music ensemble that performs original repertoire inspired by the traditions of India as well as contemporary versions of traditional songs from the Indian diaspora. Tasa was created in 1999 by tabla player and composer Ravi Naimpally. Ravi is an Indian born Canadian musician who is deeply committed to studying the music of North India. 


Monsoon performing 'Celestial Oceans' from Mandala CD Release concert @ CBC's Glenn Gould Studio @ 6th Annual Toronto Indo-Jazz Festival, November 9th, 2014. Featuring: Jonathan Kay (Tenor Sax) Andrew Kay (Alto Sax) Justin Gray (Upright Bass) Ravi Naimpally (Tabla) Adam Teixeira (Drums & Percussion) Todd Pentney (Keyboards) Derek Gray (Drums & Percussion) To purchase Monsoon's Mandala please visit our bandcamp page.
Instrumental music composed by Tim Posgate. Shot by Howie Shia, edited by Leo Shia. So Long Seven is: Neil Hendry/guitar, William Lamoureux/violin, Ravi Naimpally/tabla, Tim Posgate/banjo http://www.solongseven So Long Seven now on itunes: