Dhruv Ghanekar is a Composer, Producer and highly respected Guitar player based in Mumbai, India. As a Guitar player he has attended MI (Calif) and Berklee College on scholarship.

He has performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in music in India and on the International arena. Vieux Farka Toure, Richard Bona, Trilok Gurtu, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Bernard Purdee, A.R Rahman, Raul Midon, Bob Belden, Scott Kinsey, Etienne M'Bappe, Dominic Dipiazza, Louis Banks, Ranjit Barot, to name a few...

He has performed at many leading festivals around the world as a leader of his band "Dhruv"

As a Composer he has delivered over 3500 commercials, many of which have won awards in India and abroad. He has scored many chart busting hits for movies i.e. - Bombay Boys, Drona, Snip, White Noise... He has also scored a ton of music for Television including the prestigious BBC 1 - UK, Star TV, PIX, SONY and many more.

Dhruv is the co-founder of the path breaking Blue Frog - a 360 c/o which encompasses a State of the Art Live Performance Venue, Recording Studios, Label and Music Production C/o.

He has released his first solo album "Distance" in 2008 to a lot of critical acclaim.

Dhruv is the most sought after composer working in Mumbai today. He balances his time scoring music and performing his funky brand of Jazz and Indian sound, the world over...

He has just released his 2nd album Voyage fusing sounds from Africa and India.

Gig Milestones

Jazz Yatra2003
Jazz Yatra2005
Jazz Utsav2006
Kalaghoda Festival2005
Kalaghoda Festival2006
Eastwind Festival2008
India Festival [Amsterdam Netherlands]2008
Bangalore Jazz Festival2009
Java Jazz Festival [Indonesia]2009
South by South West [Austin USA]2009
Trilok Gurtu2009
Richard Bona2010
Raul Midon2010
Bernard Dupree2011
Delhi Jazz Festival2011
Borneo Jazz Festival (Malaysia)2011
NH7 Weekender Festival2011
Oslo Jazz Festival (Norway)2012
Haugesund Jazz Festival (Norway)2012
Varanger Festivalen (Norway)2012
Delhi Jazz festival2013