Vivek Pandya (Tabla Solo) – Ragas Live Festival #8 Podcast 203


itunes-button1The eighth set of the historic, Ragas Live Festival 2016, live at Pioneer Works.  Vivek Pandya (tabla), Kalpit Pandya (harmonium). This 11 year old tabla prodigy is a disciple of Pt Anindo Chatterjee, and he was 1st place winner of the Swaradhara competition held on 23rd Feb 2013.

As you can hear and se from his performance, he has a bright, musical future ahead of him.

Vivek and Kalpit at the Ragas Live Festival

Ragas Live Festival 2016 is produced with the support of The Rubin Museum of Art.  This music was expertly mixed by Sameer Gupta.


Samarth Nagarkar, Abhik Mukherjee, Vivek Pandya Ragas Live Festival 2015 #11 Podcast 155





Samarth Nagarkar (vocal); Abhik Mukherjee (sitar) played a rare and new development in the music with a sitar vocal jugulbandi,  they gave a chance to the young man Vivek Pandya (tabla) who recently turned 11, to accompany them.


Vivek Pandya Tabla Solo, accompianied by Kalpit Pandya, Harmonium Ragas Live Festival 2013 #14 (Podcast 73)


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2 days shy of turning 9 years old, Vivek Pandya performed this incredible tabla solo accompianied by Kalpit Pandya on harmonium  from 1-2pm on the Ragas Live Festival at WKCR 89.9 FM-NY.  
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Vivek Pandya is disciple of Pt Anindo Chatterjee and the 1st place winner of the Swaradhara competition held on 23rd Feb 2013.  An interview revealed that he was excited for the end of school.

Interview by Sophie Rubashkin. Engineered by David Ellenbogen