Mohan Veena and Tabla: Soulful Music, Vishna Mohan Bhatt and Subhen Chatterjee

April 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
$30-$15; Students $10

Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is hailed as one of the greatest and most expressive slide players in the world. As the principal disciple of Ravi Shankar, Vishwa belongs to the elite set of musicians who trace their lineage to the Mughals. Credited for the invention of Mohan Veena, Vishwa plays with blinding speed and faultless legato and is undoubtedly one of the most versatile and greatest slide players in the world. Subhen Chatterjee performing the tabla, studied under the illustrious tabla maestro Swapan Chowdhury. Today, Subhen is one of the few tabla players that have participated regularly in the WOMAD festival founded by Peter Gabriel and has collaborated with flautist Paul Horn and David Crosby.

“Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is the king of Slide guitar” – Boston Globe