Subhajit Brahmachari

 

Disciple of the great Tabla Maestro, Pandit Anindo Chatterjee, Subhajit Brahmachari is in high demand as a soloist and an accompanist of vocal, instrumental, and kathak dance in Kolkata. Renowned for his tonal quality and expertise in laykari, Subhajit has performed widely in India and received numerous nationally funded scholarships. He holds a post graduate degree in music and is a regular artist of Radio and Television.

Born in 1976 to a musical family, Subhajit initially took training in vocal music from his Father, Sri Durgesh Brahmachari, a reputed classical vocalist. He received his first training in Tabla from his elder brother, Sri Debasish Brahmachari, a disciple of Tabla maestros Ustad Munne Khan and Krishna Kumar Ganguly. Subhajit later became the youngest Tabla player in North Eastern States of India to receive the ‘B-High’ grade from All India Radio and remains today a regular artist of All India Radio and Television.

In 1995 Subhajit stood first in the ‘All Assam Music Competition’ and represented the state in the first National Youth Festival, held at Bhopal, MP. In 1998 he received a two year scholarship from Government of Assam to complete his post graduate degree in music. He was awarded by the prestigious ‘National Scholarship for Higher Studies in Tabla’ in 2000 by the Government of India and remains today under guidance of the legendary Tabla Maestro, Pandit Anindo Chatterjee.

Subhajit has established himself as a versatile musician who is also a talented singer and composer. He has recorded numerous CD’s with western musicians and has composed music for documentary films and musical shows.

 

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