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Indian Music Legend Padmavibhushan Dr. Balamurali Krishna is no more. He was 86.

Indian Music Legend Padmavibhushan Dr. Balamurali Krishna is no more. He was 86. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna (6 July 1930 – 22 November 2016) was an Indian Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and actor.He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honour, for his contribution towards Indian Art. He was made Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Let ...

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Jayashree Rajeev, the chirpy singing bird in Karnatic Music.

Jayashree Rajeev, the upcoming chirpy singing bird in Karnatic music from Kannur is a natural gifted singer with an ability to put her heart into what she sings. With her melodious voice and uncompromising style, this unassuming singer catches the attention of the listener almost unobtrusively. Her ragalapana, niravals, manodharmaswaraprasthara and above all, her rendition of krithis are really pleasure to ...

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Pt Tarun Bhattacharya, a pioneering and revolutionary Indian musician

Santoor Maestro Pt Tarun Bhattacharya is a pioneering and revolutionary musician who has changed the face of Indian classical music, he is an unparalleled music ambassador of India. He has received talim from his father Pandit Rabi Bhattacharya, Pandit Dulal Roy and finally from sitar maestro Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar. One of the most celebrated torch bearers of Indian classical music he has virtuall ...

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Mukta Madan Raste , one of the most versatile young tabla artists in India

Mukta Madan Raste,  represents as one of the most versatile young tabla artists in India making music today. She hails from a family with a remarkably musical, cultural and spiritual heritage. Mukta began learning classical vocal music, harmoniumand transferred her passion to one of the world’s most complex percussion instruments: the tabla. She was first introduced to tabla and many other percussion instru ...

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Smita Nagdev, an eminent Sitar artist

Smita Nagdev, Born Nagpur on 21 March. Learning Sitar under the 'Guru-Shishya' tradition from the age of four. Her guru  Late Shri Vasudeo Rao Ashtewale was a traditional Sitar player from the well known 'Ashtewale Gharana' of Ujjain. She became 'Gandabandha Shagird' (deciple) of Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in 1997. Awarded scholarship of CCRT New.Delhi from 1984 to 1991 and scholarship to young arti ...

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Mita Mukherjee, an young promising sitar / harmonium player

Mita Mukherjee, an young promising sitar player, daughter of Late Anil Krishna Ghosh, was born and brought up in a musical family, District of North 24 Parganas. She started her training at an early age from Late Pt. Biswanath Chatterjee and she is under Pt. Partha Pratim Chatterjee for advanced training for a long time. She also learnt vocal music from late Padmabhibhushan Pt. Gyan Prakash Ghosh and she is ...

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Dr Radhika Umdekar Budhkar – the first woman Vichitra Veena player

Dr. Radhika is the first woman artist in the world who mastered playing the Vichitra Veena. Grand Daughter of the renowned vocalist late Pandit Balabhau Umdekar from the court of Gwalior Gharana, she was raised in a family rejoicing in an ambience filled with music. Along with the Vichitra Veena, she is also an excellent player of Sitar. Also, she has been learning classical singing, Sitar and Vichitra Veen ...

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Rageshri Das, a special gayaki for khayal and thumri both

In the year of 1986,13 march Rageshri born in the musical family in Burdwan. Her father Sri Purnendu Das is deciple of Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra ( Sangit acharya of the eminent Banaras Gharana ), and also deciple of Sri Nishakar Mallik ( Sangit Visarad,Lakhnow ).He is also a National Award holder (Gold Medal),A Grade artist of A.I.R. and Doordarshan, Research scholar in Indian Folk. Her mother Smt. Krishna ...

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Ruchira Kedar – one of the leading and most promising musician from Gwalior-Jaipur Gharana

Ruchira Kedar is one of the leading young Hindustani vocalists in India today and has established herself as one of the most promising torch bearers of Gwalior-Jaipur gharana. Her performances are acclaimed for her highly melodious and fluid presentation of ragas in their entire splendour. Her exceptionally skilful & emotive renditions of a variety of Hindustani musical forms have earned her the hearty ...

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Rajyasree Bandyopadhyay – a versatile personality in Music

Rajyasree Bandyopadhyay , daughter of late Sundar Narayan Bandyopadhyay and Smt. Protima Bandyopadhyay started singing from a very tender age. She received her initial trainings in music from her parents who were very good singers. Inspired by the songs of late Kishore Kumar , she started singing only songs of Kishore Kumar in her childhood. Her first programme in All India Radio was at the age of five year ...

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