Shri Susanta Talukdar , a highly talented and promising tabla player of this generation is groomed under the talim of Legandary Pandit Anindo Chatterjee of the Farukabad Gharana . His earliest lessons in tabla was from his first Guru Shri Haradhan Dutta at the tender age of 8 years. Later he also took lessons in table from his Guru Mallar Ghosh for five years.
Susanta secured 1st class both at the Post Graduate and Graduate level in Music from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. He completed his Post Graduation in Tabla in the year 2005. He started his career as a solo percussionist. He joined as a Principal Teacher as well as Tabla Guru at The ‘Shakhri Begum Memorial Trust’ an Academy of Hindustani Classical Music founded by Ustad Rashid Khan. He continued this journey under the blessings of Ustad Rashid Khan for almost a decade.
He had also accompanied with distinguished vocalist & instrumentalist in multiple stage performances and workshops . To name a few of the renowned vocalist are Pandit Vijay Kichlu, Vidushi Subhra Guha, Ustad Rashid Khan ,Vidushi Purnima Chowdhury,, Haimanti Shukla,Omkar Dadarkar
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He performed in different Television shows which consists of JALSAGHAR , AAJ SAKALER AMONTRON, GURUKUL at TARA MUSIC. DOORDARSHAN KENDRA (DD-Bangla) KOLKATA.He won the prestigious H.M.V. Golden Talent (All Bengal Music Competition) award in 1997. He also won the Award for Excellence (as a Principal Teacher of SBMT and Gold Medal / Certificate from the Managing Trustee of SBMT-Ustad Rashid Khan).
Susanta Talukdar has been contributing to Musical World with a deep knowledge and passion to music and would love to continue his journey with the moral and hearty support of the senior mentors of Indian Classical Music. Phone no-8240201607. Whatsapp no-9432328648. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanking