TIMIR BARAN CHAKRABORTY is regarded as one of the most promising tabla player of the younger generation in Kolkata.
TIMIR BARAN was initiated into music at the age of 6 by SRI DILIP SARKAR (disciple of PANDIT JAN PRAKASH GHOSH) of FARUKHABAD GHARANA. In 1998, TIMIR BARAN was accepted as a disciple by PANDIT NIKHILESH MITRA (senior disciple of PANDIT KANAI DUTTA), a well known GURU & TABLA VADAK of the FARUKHABAD GHARANA and with this began a new chapter in TIMIR BARAN's musical life . He has been dedicating himself to his field as a performing artist and teacher for quite a few years now.
TIMIR BARAN has acquired his MASTER DEGREE in PERCUSSION MUSIC (Tabla) from the RABINDRA BHARATY UNIVERSITY with first class marks.
TIMIR BARAN also getting basic vocal training from GURU SANDIP NAG(Senia Mihar Gharana)
TIMIR BARAN has performed all over India. He has accompanied many stalwarts, like Sitar exponent Pt.Sugato Nag,Sarod exponent Dr, Rajeeb Chakraborty, Sarod exponent Pt. Parthosarothy,Sitar exponent Pt. Patho Bose,Mandolin exponent Pt. Sugato Bhaduri,Kathak exponent Vidushi Susmita Banerjee ect. He is performing as a solo tabla player & as an accompanist with Instrumental and Vocal Music, and Kathak Dance.