Braz Gonsalves is an Indian jazz musician (soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet). He is considered one of the great saxophonists of India and one of the outstanding musicians of contemporary jazz in Goa. He first worked as an entertainment musician, before he became one of the pioneers of Indo jazz rock and 1970 recorded the album 'Raga Rock' in Calcutta. The Indian government sent him to numerous international jazz festivals. Among others, he played with Charlie Byrd, Eddie Daniels, Sadao Watanabe or Paul Gonsalves, but also with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Zakir Hussain, Trilok Gurtu, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shankar Mahadevan and Siva Mani.