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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/08/2016
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Location
Cactus Cafe

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Description:
Doors: 8pm Show: 8:30pm General Admission: $20.00

with Maestro Gouri Sankar on Tabla

About Artist:

Sitarist Indrajit Banerjee is one of the leading exponents of the Maihar Gharana. Indrajit has a special touch on Sitar combined with technical virtuosity and sensitivity. He is an A grade artist of All India Radio and National Television, Panel Artist for Indian Council Of Cultural Relations, has served as Judge for A.I.R (Kolkata), and is a member of the American Federations of Musicians, and voting member of The Recording Academy (Grammies). He was awarded the Gokul Nag Memorial Medal in 1987 by Bangia Sangeet Parishad, (W. Bengal), Sur Maniin 1990 by Sur Sringal Samsad Bombay, Avinav Kala Samman in 1997 by Avinav Kala Parishad (Bhopal). Parangotsava-2007 (a festival held in Mysore, Karnataka) recognised him as Veteran (Pandit). In 2014 awarded for exceptional contribution by (SAPNA) IL U.S.A. Indrajit has been touring extensively toured in the U.K., Europe, Caribbean Islands, Lebanon , Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Brazil and Canada for the last 18 years as a solo sitar artist. He has also collaborated with several artists from the West, including STING (Channel V Awards), Yaron Herman, Abbos Kosimov, Goodman Theatre, Fareed Haque, etc. His music can be purchased on Itunes and Cdbaby, and can be streamed on Spotify, Pandora, Lastfm, etc.