Ravi Chary - Sitar

Posted By MiOd On Monday, July 22, 2013 Under
Released with Satyajit Talwalkar, featuring Raag Kirwani & Hamsadhwani
Ravi Chary Born in a family rich in musical tradition, Ravindra's musical instincts asserted early. His father Late Pt. Prabhakar Chari, a noted tabla player from Goa initiated his musical training in Harmonium, Tabla and Sitar.
He continued to nurture his child's potential and zeal for sitar placing him under the tutelage of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan.

He learnt Harmonium from Pt. Tulshidas Borkar.

Later Ravi moved to Mumbai where he studied under great sitar maestros like Pt. Pushparaj Koshti, Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan and Ustad Shahid Parvez,which continues till today

Highly acclaimed by critics and connoisseurs alike for his excellent command over laya and layakari, his sitar recitals are crowned by an exposition that is melodious and rich at times even complex. He has performed with great Indian musicians including Ustad Allah Rakha, Kishori Amonkar, Mrudangam wizard Umalayapuram Shivaraman, Ustad Sultan khan, Pt. Suresh Talwalkar,Trilok Gurtu,Louiz Banks, Sivamani, Ranjit Barot, Fazal Quereshi, Shama Bhate, Amit Heri, Merlin D'Souza,Taufiq Quereshi etc. on various projects. At present teaching at Sharda Sangeet Vidhyalaya, Bandra-Mumbai.

His innate creative talent and enthusiasm for innovation has led him to perform with internationally acclaimed artistes from diverse musical cultures viz. Salif Keita, Trilok Gurtu, Kai Eckhart, Angelique Kidjo, Pacco Sairre, Kudsi Eulgner, Robert Miles at major music festivals like WOMAD, Glastonbery, Bumbershoot Festival etc.

Recently performed for the Grammy nominated album from world renowned Miles Davis, by the name “Miles from India”, including the ensemble of the following musicians, Louiz Banks (piano/Fender Rhodes), Wallace Roney (trumpet), Ravi Chary (sitar), Jimmy Cobb (drums), Vikku Vinayakram (ghatam), Chick Corea (piano), John McLaughlin (guitar), U. Shrinivas (mandolin) & many more..

Lending his music a unique eclectic approach while resting firmly on the rich classical tradition.

His performance in several innovative albums viz. Miles Davis From India, The Glimpse, African Fantasy, Beat of Love, Broken Rhythm etc. bear ample testimony to his sincere creative skill.

Recipient of fellowship from HRD, Government of India and prestigious Surmani award, Ravindra's recitals have been broadcast on radio and television. He was also a lecturer in Music at Mumbai University.

He has acquired the rare combination of mastering Harmonium and Sitar. His students have won many prizes due to his unique style of playing and teaching.

A highly sought after performing artiste, both as a soloist and in collaboration with artistes from diverse musical backgrounds, Ravi has traveled extensively in India as well as UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Holland, Greece, Singapore, Belgium, France, Yugoslavia, USA, Canada, Luxemburg, Ireland, Hungary, South Africa, Poland, Norway, Australia, Brazil, Dubai, New Calidonea and New Zealand.

1. Raag Kirwani - Alap
2. Raag Kirwani - Vilambit Gat In Teentaal
3. Raag Kirwani - Bandish In Teentaal
4. Raag Hansadhwani - Tarana In Drut Ektaal

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