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Sitar Concert by Dr. Jayant Kumar Das.

February 5, 2018

Bangalore International Centre organizes Sitar Concert by Dr. Jayant Kumar Das

Presentation of Bhakthi Rasa through Sitar .
Dr. Jayant Kumar Das will be accompanied by Mr.Asim Datta on Tabla
About the concert
The Sitar recital begins with a Sandhi Prakash Rag Purbi which expresses a Dusk sentiment or mood of the Day with Alap, Jod, Gat in Teental followed by a Bhakthi Pradhan raga Rageshree in Ruapk tal and Rag Sahana Kannada in Ektal a popular raga of Kannada Ang raga. Concluding the concert with a melodious and beautiful dhun in Rag Mishra Khamaj.
About Dr.Jayant Kumar Das
Dr Jayant Kumar Das is an uncompromising classicist and a versatile sitarist. Dr. Das is the son and disciple of Pandit Sripati Das, himself a disciple of Ustad Enayat Hussain Khan. a renowned sitarist and father of Ustad Vilayat Khan. Dr. Das learnt the finer nuances under the tutelage of the great sitar maestro Ustad Imrat Hussain Khan Saheb in the tradition of Tansen Senia Style.
As an A grade artist in Sitar and B High in Rudra Veena and B high in Surbahar artiste and staff of All India Radio. Bangalore for close to 25 years. Dr. Das was a child and youth artist in Surbahar and Sitar in All India Radio. Kolkata. Also he played with fusion ensembles too, like Veena and Sitar. Rudra Veena and Vocal Dhrupad. Japanese flute and Sitar, Flute and Sitar, Violin and Sitar, Saxophone and Sitar, Western Guitar. Piano and Sitar.
The Government of India and several organizations, including West Bengal Music Academy, Aryabhatta. Bangalore have honoured him with awards. He has performed in all major cities and cultural centres in India. His concerts are broadcast regularly over All India Radio and Television.
Recently. External ministry of Government of India invited Dr. Das as a cultural delegate of India to provide Rudra Veena recital in Spain and Belgrade.
Sitar Concert on Friday, 9th February, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Bangalore International Centre,
TERI Complex,
4th Main, 2nd Cross,
Domlur II Stage,
Bangalore – 560 071.
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