About the Masterclass
Welcome to this course on Hindustani rhythms, delivered by one of Hindustani music's greatest percussionists - Pt. Tanmoy Bose. If you are a musician or a dancer who wants to explore Hindustani classical rhythms and incorporate it into your practice, this course is for you. If you are a tabla player who wants to learn advanced techniques and move to the next level, this course will help.
What you’ll learn:
- Hindustani rhythms and taals - an in-depth exploration
- Parhant: The art of reciting tabla compositions, and improving vocal dynamics
- Mokam: Practices that develop skill
- Exploring and developing jatis
- Nikaas: Developing clarity of the hands through specific techniques
About the Instructor
Pt. Tanmoy Bose is a renowned tabla player, musical producer, and composer. He has travelled across the Middle East, North America, Europe, and India experimenting with timeless Jazz, Indian Classical Music, Folk Music and indigenous drumming. He has been a part of multiple Grammy award-winning albums – Full Circle, Carnegie Hall (2000), and Concert for George (2004).
In 2002, he created the musical group The Taal Tantra Experience. Through this project, he showcased familiar sounds through unfamiliar mediums, cross-cultural rhythm, and devices. He is now hosting an online self-paced course, Understanding Hindustani Rhythms, on SaPa's virtual learning platform.
Led by singer-songwriter Bindu Subramaniam and violinist Ambi Subramaniam, SaPa - Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts - takes in learners as young as three years old and helps them fall in love with music. We offer personalised and group classes in every musical discipline - from Carnatic vocal to Western instrumental. We also offer self-paced courses and workshops led by the world's best-loved musicians.
All learning material at SaPa - curriculum, textbooks, and assessments - are designed and developed in-house. Our vision is to give every child a long and fulfilling journey with music, and to promote non-competitive excellence.