Band Baja: Promoting Young Collaborations Featuring in Strings with Sangeeta Shankar (Violin) & Group
Sangeeta Shankar, Nandini and Ragini Shankar
Shyam Edwankar (Meinl Percussions)
Ajeet Pathak (tabla, pakhawaj and dholak)
Shankar Lakshmanan (ghatam and mridangam)
Shahnawaz Ahmed Khan (Guitar and Bass)
Vaibhav Wavikar (Drums)
Chitty Pillai (Keyboard and Accordion).
Band Baja promotes innovative endeavors by the artistes going beyond the set boundaries of musical genres and traditions, especially by and for the youth. The series presents in Strings featuring internationally known violinist, Sangeeta Shankar, and her talented daughters and disciples, Nandini and Ragini Shankar. The band explores the depth of Indian music with a contemporary touch, seeking to create newer expressions through a collaborative venture. It traverses across myriad genres from Indian folk, classical, Western, gypsy and jazz to world music, attempting to appeal to a wide audience.
The other musicians include Shyam Edwankar (Meinl Percussions), Ajeet Pathak (tabla, pakhawaj and dholak), Shankar Lakshmanan (ghatam and mridangam), Vaibhav Wavikar (drums), Shahnawaz Ahmed Khan (guitar and bass) and Chitty Pillai (Keyboard and Accordion).
Late entry will not be permitted.