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Prof. Joydeep Mukherjee - M1131

Discipline: Sarod, Sitar, Veena
  • This teacher haven't scheduled any class.
  • US$ 20 per class
  • sarod.joydeep@gmail.com
  • +91 9903230373
  • www.joydeepmukherjee.in


Multi-instrumentalist Joydeep Mukherjee is one of the most promising performer and upcoming

artists of Sarod and the rare cum extinct instrument The Radhika Mohan Veena, designed and

invented by his dadaguru Late Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra in 1948. He belongs to the traditional

Senia Shahjehanpur Gharana of Sarod – the roots of which dates roughly to 16th century. Born in

West Bengal in 1982, he took to playing the Sarod since 1987 from an early age of four years under

the able guidance and tutelage of illustrious Guru, Sangeetacharya Pranab Kumar Naha, one of

the notable disciples of the legendary musician Sangeetacharyya Late Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra,

and continuing his ‘Talim’ under him till date. Joydeep is also taking his “Talim” on lay karis and

bol bani from the Tabla exponent Pt. Debashish Sarkar, a disciple of Late Pt. Kanai Dutta & Late Pt.

Gyaan Prakash Ghosh, since 2013.

He stood 1st across various All India Music competitions including Chetla Murari Smriti Sangeet

Sammilani, Bharat Sanskriti Utsab, etc & has been performing across numerous conferences in

India & abroad including Dhrupad Mela, Kashi Sangeet Samaj, Subah-e-Banaras, Varanasi, Prayag

Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India International centre, India Habitat Centre, Delhi, Uttarpara

Sangeet Chakra, Kolkata etc etc to name a few and parts of Europe & Asia too and has been

extensively covered across print & electronic media. In 2016, a solo audio album has also been

released under his name.

He has been appreciated whole heartedly by Padma Vibhusan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan,

Padma Bhusan Late Pt. Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Pt. L K Pandit, Music Dept of Vishwa Bharati

University, and many others .

He is also an avid composer and voracious experimenter, composed so far 20+ classical

instrumental bandishes out of Tagore’s songs and also reviving extinct & rare musical

instruments of India for stage performances like THE RADHIKA MOHANVEENA (1948) &

TARAFDAR SUR-SRINGER (mid 50s). Both the instruments had been created by Pt. Radhika Mohan

Maitra but became almost extinct post his demise in 1981. He has expertise in the treatment and

execution of Rare & Rarest ragas of Hindustani Music received mostly from the repertoire of Late

Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra. In his instrumental renditions he demonstrates and showcases both the

Khayal & Dhrupad forms and typically follows the traditional Senia – Shahajehanpur baaj as

curated by his dadaguru Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra.