FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: Sivamani,Fazal Qureshi,Bala Bhaskar | Performance Highlights – HCL Concerts Mega Festival #shorts
Witness a mind blowing performance by Percussionist Sivamani, Tabla Maestro Fazal Qureshi & Violinist Bala Bhaskar at the HCL Concert Mega Festival in Noida on the 9th of September. Watch now! #TrueToOurRoots #indianclassicalmusic #hindustanimusic #liveconcert
Sivamani is a Chennai-based percussionist. He began drumming at the age of seven. Sivamani started his musical career at the age of 11, and later shifted to Mumbai. He was inspired by Noel Grant and Billy Cobham. He has played for M.S.Viswanathan, Illayaraja, A R Rahman and others. In 1990, he shared the stage with Billy Cobham at Mumbai’s Rang Bhavan. He has stated that S. P. Balasubrahmanyam is his godfather.
Sivamani’s earliest experiments with music were with Carnatic maestros including Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan, T. V. Gopalakrishnan, Valliyapatti Subramaniam and Pazhanivel, and L. Shankar. During the early stage of his career, he collaborated with T. Rajendar for many of his music compositions. Sivamani also appeared on screen for the song “””” Dhinam Dhinam Un Mugam”””” alongside Actor Anand Babu for the movie “”””Thangaikkor Geetham”””” directed by T. Rajendar. The tabla player Zakir Hussain invited him to share the stage with himself and Trilok Gurtu at a fusion concert in Mumbai. Sivamani has since collaborated with several musicians including Louis Banks. He has done world tours with A. R. Rahman and collaborated with him for Bombay Dreams. He has also been a part of a musical group called Shraddha which comprises Shankar Mahadevan, Hariharan, U. Srinivas and Loy Mendonsa.
Fazal Qureshi Biography:
Ustad Fazal Qureshi is a famous Indian Tabla Maestro. Under the guidance of his Guru and father Ustad Alla Rakha and with the inspiration drawn from his brother Ustad Zakir Hussain, he has developed a unique style that is distinguished for its fine sense of rhythm, versatility and eloquence.
Bala Bhaskar Biography:
Bala Bhaskar is an Indian violinist, composer and record producer, known for his fusion music. He became the youngest music director in the Malayalam film industry when he composed for the movie Mangalya Pallak at 17. He has performed with many noted musicians and instrumentalists in India and abroad, including Ustad Zakhir Hussain, Sivamani, Louis Banks, Vikku Vinayakram, Hariharan, Mattannoor Sankarankutty, Ranjit Barot, Fazal Qureshi, among others. Making his debut in 2011 with a fusion instrumental album Let it Be, he provided the music for Malayalam film Mr. Fraud (2018).
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⬤ Rising Stars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwJ9QnfpFHE&list=PLedbciaVCDDK0qtyXGmF1CUR9W0EQ1Vck
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