New Tabla Class Times in Leicester

Hello all, I’m pleased to announce new tabla lesson times in Leicester at Santosh Community Centre, Wingfield Street, Leicester. Intermediate Students: 5.30 – 6.30pm every Thursday Beginner Students: 5.30 – 6.30pm Look forward to seeing you all...

The Great Pandit Samta Prasad

The Banaras Gharana was kept alive by Pandit Samta Prasad. My Guru, Mr Gurmit Singh  Virdee was taught by him. I hope you enjoy the piece below:

Importance of Sangat (Accompaniment)

“Sangat” is congregation. “Sadh” is saint. “Sat” is true. All these three words refer to a gathering of, or a meeting with, God-oriented people. The company may come together to say prayers to God, sing kirtan, listen to kathas or...

Importance of Tabla Practice (Riaz)

Hi all, I’m sure you’re all aware of how important practice (Riaz) is. It doesn’t matter what instrument you play or discipline you follow. Regular and focused practice will make the difference. It doesn’t matter how many beats you know,...