The Court presents: Jay Gandhi (bansuri) and Shouvik Mukherjee (sitar)
This is an in-person event
Thu, 30 July 2020
08:00PM - 09:00PM (EDT)
The Brooklyn Court
The Brooklyn Court presents an evening of classical Indian music in two parts featuring bansuri maestro Jay Gandhi, accompanied by Ehren Hanson on tabla, and a solo sitar performance by Shouvik Mukherjee.
We will enjoy this music event from 8:00pm (EDT) on Thursday July 30th. Everyone is welcome to join. This event is free and open to all with all donations going to the artists.
About the artists:
A multifaceted artist, Jay is a senior disciple of the legendary Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. In addition to having accompanied his Guru for multiple concert tours, he has established himself as a prominent solo performer of Hindustani classical flute.
His parallel explorations in American Jazz have afforded him the honor of performing with such greats as Ravi Coltrane, Reggie Workman, Jeff “Tain” Watts, as well as of sharing the stage with the legendary Pharoah Sanders. Based out of NYC, Jay maintains a busy schedule of touring, teaching and as a founding member of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, a prominent musicians collective.
In the early years, Shouvik Mukherjee received tutelage from renowned Classical Instrumentalist (Sitar) Bimal Chatterjee and later on, he was fortunate to receive training from the sitar virtuoso Pandit Kushal Das, which he continues till date. He had awarded as an All India Radio artist in 2012. He has performed in many Classical Festivals like, Raj Bhawan (Governer’s Place) in Kolkata, Belur Math Ramkrishna Mission, Behala Classical Festival, Golpark Ramkrishna Mission and so on in India. Besides, he has performed many prestigious concerts in Europe like, Indian Embassy of Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark , FABRIK, Hamburg-Altona, Indian Embassy-The Hague, Cultuurhuis Heerlen,, India Week Hamburg, Theater am , also Performed in “Fest in Indischen Dorf”, Rathausplatz, Althütte, Germany. Recently, He collaborated with German Rock Band “Back To The Roots” on their Led Zeppelin-famed cover music video “Kashmir” in 2017 in Wuppertal.Peeformed in Switzerland Meru seellisberg,, Performed in Haldia Music Confarence 2019 Performed in Saltlak Classcal Music festival,