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Sitar-Flute Jugalbandi: Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury & Jay Gandhi

October 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Sougata Roy Chowdhury will no longer be performing on October 1st.
We are delighted to announce that this will remain a jugalbandi performance. Jay Gandhi, a disciple of Hariprasad Chaurasia will now be preforming with Indrajit Roy-Chowhdhury.

Raag-Mala Toronto, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum, is proud to present a sarod-sitar jugalbandi by Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury & Jay Gandhi on Sunday October 1st at 6pm

Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury

 Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury is one of the most talented young exponents of Rampur Senia Gharana in the venerated lineage of Pandit Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury and Pandit Subroto Roy

Chowdhury. Primarily trained in the Veen-Kar style of Sitar which draws techniques and idioms of the Veena, Indrajit has been able to carve a niche for himself with his eclecticism and versatility. Indrajit strives for a fine balance of traditionalism coupled with innovation and is renowned for his meditative alaap and brilliant fast taans.

Based in New York, Indrajit has performed in a range of distinguished venues all over the world, notably: Dover Lane Music Conference, Kolkata, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, The Lincoln Center, New York, The Hammerstein Theater of New York, Toronto National Convention Center, Berlin Indian Embassy and Concordia Arts Poznan, Poland.

In addition to his collaborations and tour performances, Indrajit is an arduous and a disciplined teacher. He was a visiting faculty of the renowned Department of Indian Classical Music at University of Pennsylvania and has conducted many student workshops in USA, UK and India. Indrajit is currently running Kolkata Sitar School, founded by his Guru, Pandit Subroto Roy Chowdhury and is humbly carrying his legacy by teaching many students around the world under his tutelage.

Jay Gandhi

Jay Gandhi is a multifaceted artist who has trained under an eclectic array of musical influences from India and beyond. He was immersed in Hindustani classical music from his childhood. Beginning with vocal training under Smt. Kum Kum Sanyal and bansuri training from Pt. Ronu Majumdar and Pt. Raghunath Seth, he also received valuable guidance from Pt Vidyadhar Vyas and Pt. Nayan Ghosh. Since 2006, he has been a devoted disciple of the legendary maestro Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia. While he was a student at Oberlin College/Conservatory he studied under the Jazz greats, Gary Bartz and Marcus Belgrave.

Jay is a founding member of the Brooklyn Raga Massive and has performed with renowned artists including his Guru Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt Jasraj, Pt Nayan Ghosh, Reggie Workman, Ravi Coltrane, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Yacouba Sissoko (Mali), Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania), Amir El-Safar, Adam Rudolph, Hidayat Khan, Abhik Mukherjee and many others. He has also been featured on numerous acclaimed albums and most recently recorded for the yet to be released Hollywood feature film “Prisoners of Paradise”.
Vikas Yendluri
The artists will be accompanied by Vikas Yendluri on tabla. Vikas Yendluri is a talented tabla player based in NYC. He began his training at the age of 5 under Sri Arshad Syed, and has continued training under the Tabla Maestro Ud Zakir Hussain. In addition to his work as a soloist, Vikas has accompanied some of the greatest masters of Indian classical music in concerts across North America.

Tickets: Balcony $40, Orchestra $50 (10% Discount for Members)
Tickets include same day Aga Khan Museum admission



A limited number of $20 student tickets, for full time students with valid ID, are available for purchase directly from Raag-Mala Toronto. Please email raagmalatoronto@gmail.com for details.

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