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Discipline: Tabla
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Rashmin started learning Tabla in 1975 at the age of 11 under Pt. G.N. Telavane who groomed him in the basics of “Lai and Taal” and other aspects of Tabla. Around 1988 Rashmin became the disciple of two staunch traditionalists and highly accomplished Tabla stalwarts Pt. Bhai Gaitonde and Late Pt. Lalji Gokhale. He learned the nuances of the Luchnow, Farukhabad, Delhi and Ajarada styles of  Tabla from these great masters. 

 Rashmin gave his first performance at the tender age of 12, and since then has accompanied numerous artistes of various statures in Hindustani Classical Music, Semi-Classical Music like Sugam Sangeet, Folk music, Devotional, Ghazals,and even popular film music. 

His consistent and captivating accompaniment has won him accolades at every performance. Ustad Bismillah Khan- Shehnai, Pt. Ram Narayan-Sarod,  Pt. Shankar Abhyankar- Sitar & Vocal, Pt. Raja Kale- Vocal, Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffar Khan- Sitar, Pt. Bandopant Solapurkar- Clarinet, Pt. Nilkanht Abhyankar- Vocal, Pt. Maruti Patil- Sitar, Dr. Dilip Gaitonde-Harmonium, Shruti Gokhale- Vocal, Shailesh Bhagwat- Shehnai, Rasik Hazare- Sitar, Shekhar Raje- Sitar, Vivek Sonar- Flute...are some of the notable artistes Rashmin has provided Tabla accompaniment for. He has also learned Carnatic percussion from Guru P.R. Chandran, and has given Tabla accompaniment for Mrs Usha Srinivasan- Carnatic Vocal, and Shri S. Rama-chandran- Carnatic Violinin their concerts. Additionally, he has performed in two Bharatanatyam Arangetram concerts. 

He also has many performances of Jugalbandi with other Tabla, Pakhwaj, and Mridangam players, as well as Jazz and Fusion Music concerts to his credit. He has won the Tabla Visharad title.Rashmin is a lauded and acclaimed Tabla Solo performer who exhibits proficient command over his instrument, and has the skill and ability to hold his audiences spell-bound with his amazing display.


Rashmin has performed at the Pt. Ram Marathe Music Festival, Pt. Sawai Gandharva Festival, Apna Utsav, Maharashtra Vividh Kala Fests, Allahabad Music Festival, Konkan Kala Mahotsav, Celebrate Thane Festival, Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Natya Sammelan- New Jersey, Gopikrishna Sangeet Mahotsav, Naad Malhar Sangeet Mahotsav,  Gandharva Mahavidyala Mahotsav- Hyderabad....etc. 

He has taught  more than 500 students till date at the SriGuruji Art Academy Thane, IIT Bombay at Powai-Mumbai and through private coaching.