Jazz Series - Sangeet Mishra (IND)
Born into the legendary Mishra family who are of the renowned Banaras Gharana (school of music), North India. Sangeet is an 8th generation sarangi player. Living the culture of North Indian classical music from birth it is not surprising he is doing what he does best, playing the Sarangi full time. Sangeet plays with a great depth of cultural understanding and knowledge that rises above gymnastics, he plays with soul straight from the heart. Rooted firmly in the ancient traditions and techniques of shastriya sangeet (classical music) Sangeet has created a distinctive individuality to his playing. Through his innovations as a musician he has succeeded in blending contemporary musical thought in playing the sarangi without compromising on its traditional purity and essence. A versatile performer, he is known for his solo recital, accompaniment playing and successfully collaborating with musicians from different genres across countries together, creating a unique musical language.
Presently based in Mumbai, Sangeet maintains a busy schedule, traveling interstate in India and globally. He is a sought after musician for solo recitals, accompaniment for traditional vocal and dance, contemporary Indian music, as well as within the global world of fusion music. Don’t miss this intimate concert featuring a truly world-class musician, accompanied by WollCon staff member and accomplished percussionist, Chris FieldsMusicians
Sangeet Mishra - sarangi
Chris Fields - tabla