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Concert: Master of Indian Slide Guitar Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Woodruff Auditorium

A concert/demonstration by Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.

Bhatt is best known for his Grammy award winning album A Meeting by the River with Ry Cooder, his fusion and pan-cultural collaborations with Western artists such as Taj Mahal, Béla Fleck and Jerry Douglas, this unique Indian artist will visit the KU Campus for an electrifying performance. Presented by SPICMACAY, and the Center for Global & International Studies at the University of Kansas.

Bhatt, Creator of the MOHAN VEENA (Slide Guitar) and the winner of the GRAMMY AWARD, has mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music. It is due to his maiden mega effort that he rechristened the guitar as MOHAN VEENA.

More details on his website http://www.vishwamohanbhatt.com/

Percussionist on Tabla, Subhen Chatterjee, bases his style of playing to the Lucknow Gharana style. His is the student of the illustrious Guru tabla maestro Pandit Swapan Chowdhury. He has accompanied many well known artists in India like Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Pt. Jasraj, Smt. Sobha Gurtu. Subhen Chatterji is also a fine soloist. His album BANDISH FUSION was nominated for JPF Music Awards (one of USA's leading music awards) in 2006.

More details on his website http://www.subhenchatterjee.net/index2.php


narayanibarve 5 years, 3 months ago

This event is on Sunday, April 7th at 6.30 PM and not Saturday

Sarah St. John 5 years, 3 months ago

Thanks so much. The date of the 6th was as it was submitted by the sponsoring group (KU CGIS) but I've made the change you've noted.

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