Tarun Bhattacharya

Tarun Bhattacharya, santoor

Tarun Bhattacharya is the only santoor maestro in the Maihar gharana. By developing new santoor playing techniques and refining the instrument’s design, he has broadened its utility and revolutionized its use in Hindustani classical music. He has played for decades, he has performed at concert halls and festivals throughout India, Europe, and North America, transcending barriers of nationality, culture, gender, religion and age. Born in Howrah, West Bengal, he studied with his father, Pt. Rabi Bhattacharya, and Pt. Dulal Roy before becoming a disciple of Pt. Ravi Shankar. He has received numerous awards, including a Grammy Nomination, the Mahakal and Vishnu Pad Alankaran Sammans, and the Surrender Paul Bhakti Kala Khetra, Jadu Bhatt, and Pt. Monmohan Bhatt Awards. Official webpage
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Tarun Bhattacharya
Raga Bageshree

Tarun Bhattacharya
Raga Bageshree
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