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Achyut Joshi, vocal; Stephen Cellucci, tabla; Andrew Shantz, harmonium. From our 24 Ragas Live festival
Achyut Joshi is a young emerging Hindustani vocalist. Born in India and raised in New York, Achyut began studying with Shiv Shankar Pandey, of the Kirana Gharana, in Jaipur. In 2005, he received a US Fulbright Scholarship to study vocal music in Pune with Raghunandan Panshikar, foremost disciple of renowned vocalist Kishori Amonkar, of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. In the US, he has received invaluable guidance from jazz vocal coach Richard Harper, choral director John Lewers, Hindustani vocalist Vishwanath Shrikhande, and Hindustani vocalist Shubhangi Sakhalkar of the SF Bay Area.