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Maestro Aloke Dasgupta

Maestro Aloke Dasgupta is among the most outstanding and original sitar players in the North Indian classical style. With his mature style and compositions all his own and traditional music what he learn from great maestros, he draws the memory back nostalgically to the past greats of sitar, while at the same time revealing an awareness of contemporary, international movements, such as Jazz, new-age and world music.

After studying with his late uncle Binoy Dasgupta starting at the age of eleven, he became a student of Pundit Jogesh Bannerjee, Professor Shiba Prasad Chakraborty, Smt.Kalyani Roy and finally the renowned master Late Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. more Maestro Aloke Dasgupta »