A is for Alla Rakha, he is regarded as one of the finest table players in the Indian classical music genre.
He established very high regard amongst the Indians and even worldwide for his performance. Most of the time he used to play with alongside sitar player Ravi Shankar (not to be confused with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar)
He made Tabla famous in the international arena and shared stage with George Harrison of Beatles fame. This made him and table popular in the west were he gained immense popularity.
The Indian government conferred one of the highest civilian awards Padma Shri for his contribution to the music society and taking Indian classical music to another level.
My dad used to listen to him from where I picked up the like for following him.
You must take out your time and listen to the music link shared below to experience a niche performance:
This month I decided to take part in the A2Z and have taken music as a theme. Music according to me is something which relaxes you, changes your mood and energy and gives you a break.
Have you ever wondered why you become so much happy when you listen a certain tune in FM or TV or playing in the street, it is because it teleports you back to the time when you used to listen to it and reloads all your memory related to it. Most of the time people relate youth, love, friends, outings, family occasions in which they had enjoyed a particular song. The one category which has the strongest effect is the songs which take you back to your childhood.
Through all these 26 posts I would like to introduce to you the artists and songs I like and you can also leave your thoughts behind. I will also be sharing some songs from them.
Happy posting all and do keep replying and commenting.