Musician, Tabla Artiste, (Indian Rhythm Percussionist)
Born in a musical family, Kousik was initiated to music by his parents. Kousik started his formal training in Tabla playing at the age of four from Shri Chinmoy Midya, a renowned Tabla Player and Guru. Later on Kousik was blessed to be one of the direct disciples of Pandit Anindo Chatterjee, the legendary Tabla maestro of Farukhabad and Lucknow Style of Tabla playing.
Kousik Banerjee is a rising name in the field of Tabla playing. He performs extensively both solo and as an accompanist in India and abroad. He has already toured Europe, Iran & Bangladesh.Kousik is blessed to accompany the Sitar maestro Ustad Shujaat Khan. Kousik has performed in a number of prestigious concerts like, Uttarpara Sangeet Chakra, Dover Lane Music Festival, Bhawanipur Sangeet Sammelan, International Arts Festival Bengaluru, Gwalior Music Festival, Tata Tiscon sangeet Manch, ITC Sangeet Sammelan Mumbai,Sangeet Natak Academy in Delhi,NCPA Mumbai, Bishnupur Sangeet Sammelan and many more.He is an "A" graded artiste in All India Radio and very known face at various TV programs in Tara Music, Aakash Aath,Rupashi Bangla, Doordarshan and many more.In a recently released album Kousik has accompanied Hariharan ji, Talat Aziz & Mahalaxmi Iyer on Tabla.
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