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Live! Brooklyn Raga Massive Presents: T.H. Subash Chandran’s Rhythms of India, at Art Cafe
Rhythms of India – led by T.H. Subash Chandran
T.H. Subash Chandran – ghatam/konnakkol
Akshay Anantapadmanbhan – mridangam
Arun Ramamurthy – violin
Abhik Mukherjee – sitar
Max ZT – hammered dulcimer
Sri T H Subash Chandran is legendary figure in the world of percussion. He is a master of multiple Carnatic percussion instruments including Mridangam (Barrel Shaped Drum), Ghatam (Claypot), Kanjira (South Indian Frame Drum), Morsing (Jaws Harp) and Konnakkol (Vocal Percussion). His compositions were performed by an ensemble of some of Brooklyn Raga Massive’s finest musicians.
Sri T H Subash Chandran has developed international repute through his spellbinding performances at the United Nations, the Festivals of India in USA, Russia, Switzerland, Japan and with the various philharmonics such as, NY Philharmonic with conductor Mr Zubin Mehta, Norwegian Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic with renowned violinist Dr L Subramaniam. Subash Chandran has shared stages with all time greats Yehudhi Menuhin, Stephen Grapheli, renowned drummers Tony Williams, Max Roach and Indian great artists Smt M S Subbulakshmi, Dr Bala Murali Krishna, Dr L Subramaniam, U Srinivas and others.
Brooklyn Raga Massive, an artist collective dedicated to the Indian Classical Musicians of Brooklyn hosts weekly concerts followed by jam sessions every Wednesday at 8pm at Art Cafe,
884 Pacific st at Underhill, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Art Cafe is a bar and venue connected to The Village @ Gureje, an arts center and creative community that brings together artists, teachers and leaders from Brooklyn and beyond.