In the heart of Karachi’s dynamic music scene, the In-Time band, led by the charismatic Norman D’Souza, has become a living legend, embodying the essence of the ’60s and ’70s. Their recent enchanting performance at the Karachi Christmas market on December 9th not only showcased phenomenal singing and musicianship but also revealed a genuine commitment to making a positive impact on society.
When I first spoke to Clifford Lucas, aka Cliffy, I hadn’t even finished explain our cause he said, “Of course we are coming, we’re always there to support for our community, particularly in championing inclusivity.” Norman D’Souza, the lead vocalist, transcends being just a singer; he is a sensation. His voice, echoing through the ages, captivates audiences with a timeless charm. The band’s stellar lineup, including Clifford Lucas, Neil Araujo, Hilary Rodrigues, Rodney Rodrigues, and Jude Allen, contributes to the magic that sets In-Time apart.
What distinguishes In-Time is not only their musical prowess but also their lively spirit. Beyond flawless renditions of light jazz, country, R&B, and more spanning from the ’50s to the present, they actively engage with the audience. At The Karachi Christmas Market they sang , Last Christmas, Jingle Bells and Merry Christmas Everyone and the crowd could not resist singing along and dancing. It was amazing to see how people of all ages enjoyed their music.
Having performed for esteemed consulates and private functions, the band’s versatility knows no bounds. Attendees of their live performances often find themselves transported to a world where music is not just heard but felt – a world where goose-bumps are an inevitable response to the sheer brilliance emanating from the stage.
In an era saturated with digital echoes, witnessing In-Time live is a revelation. Their music, far from automated perfection, resonates with the authenticity that only live performances can deliver. For every music lover, experiencing In-Time is not just a suggestion; it’s a musical journey that engraves itself into the soul.
In a city pulsating with energy, the In-Time band stands as a testament to the enduring power of music and the profound impact it can have on both individuals and communities. With hearts of gold and voices that reach the depths of emotion, In-Time isn’t just a band; they are a melody of compassion and a symphony of change.