Performed with late Padma Bhushan Ustad Rashid Khan. An empanelled artist in ICCR, Govt. of India.
US $36 per class |
for 1-on-1, 60 mins class
Recommended: 1 class per week | 12-16 weeks to level up
Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time
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‘Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul’- Plato.
Whether picking up a musical instrument as a hobbyist or dreaming of becoming a professional, a solid understanding of rhythm yields not only perfection but a sense of joy and accomplishment. These classes by the well-trained and talented Unmesh Banerjee are an ideal bid for experienced musicians who wish to have a robust understanding of rhythm from North Indian and Carnatic (South Indian) traditions on any instrument, across any genre. Students will learn various techniques, time signatures, calculations, vocabulary and recitation.
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Percussionist/Tabla player - Professional Music.
Teacher - Tabla
Applicable to any instrument in any genre, this course is perfect for those wanting to add Indian rhythm to their musical expertise. The classes will be covering the following concepts:
These techniques and traditions are unique to India, having no counterpart in Western music, Students completing this course will be able to grow as musicians with sound knowledge of the technicalities of musicality and rhythm.
About the Teacher: As the child of prominent North Indian classical musicians, Unmesh Banjeree has been playing tabla since early childhood. He began performing at age six and has been playing solos and in accompaniment with prestigious artists across India, including artists from the Sangeet Research Academy and Kalashree Music Circle.
Unmesh is an alum of St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata, and a recipient of the CCRT Scholarship for Young Musicians. He is deeply interested in fusion music, Carnatic rhythm, and challenging Taals and Nadais. Unmesh endeavors to infuse interest and respect for this traditional art form in the hearts and minds of all his students.
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Has a unique learning style
Is at a different learning stage
Has a different voice texture, tonal quality and intonation
Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody
Has different breathing capabilities
And a different GOAL!
Konnakol is used for vocal reference for all Karnatic percussion instruments. It can be referred to in relation to the mridangam. As, mridangam is considered the principal percussion instrument in Karnatic Music.