"JAL- AN URDU WORD OF PERSIAN ORIGIN WHICH SIMPLY MEANS ‘WATER’".
JAL- AN URDU WORD OF PERSIAN ORIGIN WHICH SIMPLY MEANS ‘WATER’. AN ELEMENT THAT CONSTUTUTES IF 70& OF OUR BEING AND MORE THEN 2/3 RD OF THE EARTH. THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE BAND’S NAME AFFIRRMS THE INTIMATE CONNECTION OF WATER TO THE RYTHMS OF OUR KUVES-AND HOW IT IS SOMETHING TO BE CELEBRATED, REVERED, AND PRESERVED FOR ALL TIMES TO COME. THE NAME ‘JAL’ IS THE PRODUCT OF THE BAND’S VISON TO RECOGNIZE MUSIC AS THE ARTISTIC EXTENSION OF THIS NATURAL UNITY.
JAL The Band- History (Biography)
AL was formed in Lahore in 2002. When Goher Mumtaz composed his first song by the name of “AADAT” soon after, began his search for like minded musicians to complete his band. He ran into Shazi (Aamir) – A bass guitarist and after a few jamming sessions he invited Shazi to join JAL, and together they went about looking for a vocalist. Some time later Goher heard Atif singing in a local college music competition, impressed by his vocal range he offered Atif to join the band and to do vocals for the song “AADAT”. JAL’s first single “AADAT” was released in DEC 2003. Before the release of its video “AADAT” was released on the internet through a local Pakistani web portal. The song enjoyed the status of the most downloaded Pakistani song on the internet for quite some time and was extensively popular by the time the video was released.
JAL THE BAND INTRO
The name ‘JAL’ is the product of the band’s vision to recognize music as the artistic extension of this natural unity. Water is truly one of the most sacred parts of our existence and the band’s music celebrates that concept by orchestrating a symphony of lyrics and music that is as limitless and timeless as itself. The result was JAL-the band. The oft-quoted statement that ‘Music is the universal language of mankind’ hold particularly true when it comes to JAL’s music. Their music like itself knows no exceptions and boundaries. It aims to cater to people from all spheres of life and all ages