Concert: Master of Indian Slide Guitar Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
- Sunday, April 7, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Woodruff Auditorium, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
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/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishwa_Mohan_Bhatt
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