Having trained with several stalwarts like Rajabhau Kogje, Ram Marathe, Gajananbuwa Joshi and Babanrao Haldankar, Arun Kashalkar’s gayaki incorporates the best elements of the Agra gharana such as the rhythmic nom-tom alap, jod and jhala; bol-baant; double, triple and other multiple-note taans as well as its treasure trove of ragas and compositions. At the same time, it also draws on the Jaipur gharana’s strengths such as its aesthetic and offbeat taan patterns and complex and precise note and beat combinations in filling avartans, and the Gwalior gharana’s melodic swings, its gamaks and sapat or straight taans. As an accomplished vocalist, he has performed widely in India and overseas. Besides being one of the most sought after gurus of Indian classical music today, he composes with the pseudonym of Rasdas.
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Farewell Rhythm House Founded by Mr. Sulaiman Nensy in the 1940’s, SoBo music hub Rhythm House’s ownership changed and was passed down to Mr. Mehmood Curmally from his father, who owned it in partnership with his brothers after Mr. Nensy. Mr. Curmally spent his spare time during his years at Sydenham College to visit the store. […]