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Effective Date: September 17th, 2014

You service provider’s website and services (collectively, the “Website”) are powered by Viewcy.com, Inc. (“Viewcy,” “we” or “us”), which provides tools, functionality and user experience to your service provider. We do not actually operate the Website or offer your provider’s services, but we do provide tools and services that power the Website and your service provider’s operations.

Viewcy provides its computing applications and services, and the data, information, tools, functionality, updates and similar materials delivered or provided by Viewcy to your service provider (collectively, the “Service”), subject to your agreement to and compliance with the conditions set forth in this Terms and Conditions Agreement (the “Agreement”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions governing your use of the Service through your service provider. By creating an account to use the Service or otherwise entering into this Agreement, you are creating a binding contract with Viewcy.

Viewcy may revise or update the Terms and Conditions by posting an amended Agreement through the Service and making you aware of the revisions. Your use of the Service following an update to this Agreement is considered acceptance of the updated Agreement. If you do not accept the changes, you must stop using the Service.

LICENSE

As long as you are in compliance with the conditions of this Agreement and all incorporated documents, Viewcy hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-assignable, non-transferrable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive license to use and access the Service only on your computing device for personal use. No rights not explicitly listed are granted.

INCORPORATED TERMS

The following additional terms are incorporated into this Agreement as if fully set forth herein:

  1. Privacy Policy
  2. Copyright Policy
  3. Complaint Policy (including Privacy and Trademark)

SERVICE PROVIDER

You understand and agree that Viewcy licenses a software platform to its licensees, and Viewcy does not actually operate the websites offering services to you. Any complaints or claims you have with the websites or providers offering you services should be raised directly with such providers. You covenant not to bring any claims against Viewcy arising out of the conduct of such providers.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Viewcy manages the online payment system for the Service. Fees for classes, courses and other services that you obtain from third-party providers on the Service are charged to your selected payment method on the day identified for the rendering of the service. These fees are held in escrow until the third day after the services are identified to be rendered.

Please refer to the terms of sale provided by your third-party provider to determine what cancellation policy (if any) may be applicable to your purchase. If no cancellation policy is present, you may cancel a purchase up to twenty four (24) hours before it is scheduled to be rendered.

No refund mechanism is available through the Service after the release to your third-party service provider of your fees from escrow. If your third-party service provider has a refund policy, and you would like a refund before your fees are released from escrow, please contact your service provider, who will report your request to Viewcy. If your third-party service provider has a refund policy, and you would like a refund after your fees are released from escrow, you must make separate arrangements with your third-party service provider outside of the Service.

IMPORTANT NOTICES; AVAILABILITY

While we make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Service remains available at all times, we do not represent or warrant that access to the Service will be error-free or uninterrupted, or without defect, and we do not guarantee that users will be able to access or use the Service, or its features, at all times.

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice.

The Service may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies, including relating to price, and may not be complete or current. We reserve the right to correct any such errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice, even if your order has already been accepted or processed.

RULES OF CONDUCT

Your use of the Service is conditioned on your compliance with the terms of this Agreement, including but not limited to these rules of conduct.

You agree that you will not violate any applicable law or regulation in connection with your use of the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that you will not make available through the Service any material or information that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other right of any party (including rights of privacy or publicity).

You agree not to distribute, upload, make available or otherwise publish through the Service any suggestions, information, ideas, comments, documents, questions, notes, plans, drawings, proposals, or materials similar thereto (“Submissions”) or graphics, text, information, links, profiles, audio, photos, software, music, sounds, video, comments, messages or tags, or similar materials (“Content”) that:

  1. is unlawful or encourages another to engage in anything unlawful;
  2. contains a virus or any other similar programs or software which may damage the operation of Viewcy’s or another’s computer;
  3. violates the rights of any party or infringes upon the patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property right of any party; or,
  4. is libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, lewd, indecent, inappropriate, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusing, harassing, threatening, bullying or otherwise objectionable.

You must keep your user name and password and any other information needed to login to the Service, if applicable, confidential and secure. We are not responsible for any unauthorized access to your account or profile by others.

You further agree that you will not do any of the following:

  1. modify, adapt, translate, copy, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Service;
  2. interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Service, including restricting or inhibiting any other person from using the Service by means of hacking or defacing;
  3. transmit to or make available in connection with the Service any denial of service attack, virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful code or activity;
  4. attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  5. take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  6. harvest or collect the email address or other contact information of other users of the Service;
  7. scrape or collect content from the Service via automated means;
  8. submit, post or make available false, incomplete or misleading information to the Service, or otherwise provide such information to Viewcy;
  9. register for more than one user account; or,
  10. impersonate any other person or business.

You are not licensed to access any portion of the Service that is not public, and you may not attempt to override any security measures in place on the Service.

Notwithstanding the foregoing rules of conduct, Viewcy’s unlimited right to terminate your access to the Service shall not be limited to violations of these rules of conduct.

CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO VIEWCY

You are under no obligation to submit anything to us, and unless otherwise noted, we will not claim ownership of any Content. If, however, you choose to submit any Content to the Service, or otherwise make available any Content through the Service, you hereby grant Viewcy a perpetual, irrevocable, transferrable, sub-licensable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to reproduce, use, modify, display, perform, distribute, translate and create derivative works from any such Content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Content in any media format through any media channels.

In the event that any individuals appear in the Content you make available through the Service, you grant Viewcy a perpetual, irrevocable license to commercially use name, likeness, and persona of the individuals depicted therein in the promotion and rendering of the Service.

If you access the Service through a third-party social media account (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google+), you agree that the Service may use your profile information and Content to populate your profile on the Service of Website.

By submitting or sharing any Content or Submissions to Viewcy, you hereby agree, warrant and represent that: (a) the Content and Submissions do not contain proprietary or confidential information, and the provision of the Content and Submissions is not a violation of any third-party’s rights; (b) all such Submissions and Content are accurate and true, (c) Viewcy is not under any confidentiality obligation relating to the Content or Submissions; (d) Viewcy shall be entitled to use or disclose the Content or Submissions in any way; and (e) you are not entitled to compensation or attribution from Viewcy in exchange for the Submissions or Content.

You acknowledge that Viewcy is under no obligation to maintain the Service, or any information, materials, Submissions, Content or other matter you submit, post or make available to or on the Service. We reserve the right to withhold, remove and or discard any such material.

CONTENT SHARED THROUGH VIEWCY

The Service may make it possible for you to choose to share certain information with the public. There are a number of ways in which you can control how much information is shared with the public, and Viewcy will make efforts to comply with your instructions from the options provided to you by Viewcy. You understand that by designating information to be shared through the Service, you may be revealing information that you choose to share. You understand and acknowledge that you are fully aware and responsible for the impact of sharing such materials, and you agree that Viewcy shall not be help responsible, and Viewcy shall be released and held harmless by you from any liability or damages arising out of such conduct.

VIEWCY’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Viewcy’s graphics, logos, names, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, trade names and/or trade dress of Viewcy. The “look” and “feel” of the Service (including color combinations, button shapes, layout, design and all other graphical elements) are protected by U.S. copyright and trademark law. All product names, names of services, trademarks and service marks (“Marks”) are the property of Viewcy or the property of their respective owners, as indicated. You may not use the Marks or copyrights for any purpose whatsoever other than as permitted by this Agreement.

You acknowledge that the software used to provide the Service, and all enhancements, updates, upgrades, corrections and modifications to the software, all copyrights, patents, trade secrets, or trademarks or other intellectual property rights protecting or pertaining to any aspect of the software (or any enhancements, corrections or modifications) and any and all documentation therefor, are and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of Viewcy and/or its licensors, as the case may be. This Agreement does not convey title or ownership to you, but instead gives you only the limited rights set forth herein.

ENFORCEMENT AND TERMINATION OF SERVICES

Viewcy reserves the right to deny all or some portion of the Service to any user, in Viewcy’s sole discretion, at any time.

Without limiting the foregoing or assuming additional legal obligations, Viewcy has a policy of terminating repeat violators of the Copyright Act, in accordance with applicable law. All grants of any rights from you to Viewcy related to Content, Submissions, or other materials, including but not limited to copyright licenses, shall survive any termination of this Agreement. Further, your representations, defense and indemnification obligations survive any termination of this Agreement.

LINKS AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT

The Service may contain links. Such links are provided for informational purposes only, and Viewcy does not endorse any website or services through the provision of such a link.

The Service may contain articles, text, imagery, video, audio, data, information and other similar materials originating from third-parties. Viewcy does not endorse any third party content that may appear on the Service or that may be derived from content that may appear on the Service, even if such content was summarized, collected, reformatted or otherwise edited by Viewcy.

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. VIEWCY, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES AND SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, APPLICABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION (ORAL OR WRITTEN) OBTAINED BY YOU FROM VIEWCY SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. VIEWCY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE AT THE TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING; THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; THAT DATA TRANSMISSION OR STORAGE IS SECURE OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF INACCURACIES, MISREPRESENTATIONS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL INFORMATION OR COMPONENTS.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL VIEWCY OR ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES AND SUPPLIER (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELATED PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU BASED ON OR RELATED TO THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICE, EVEN IF VIEWCY AND/OR RELATED PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that a court shall find that the above disclaimers are not enforceable, then you agree that neither Viewcy nor any of the Related Parties shall be liable for (1) any damages in excess of $1,000.00 or (2) any indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages or loss of use, lost revenue, lost profits or data to you or any third party from your use of the Service. This limitation shall apply regardless of the basis of your claim or whether or not the limited remedies provided herein fail of their essential purpose.

This limitation shall not apply to any damage that Viewcy causes you intentionally and knowingly in violation of this Agreement or applicable law that cannot be disclaimed in this Agreement.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Viewcy and its suppliers, subsidiaries, licensors, and licensees, and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees and agents harmless from all allegations, judgments, awards, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees, expert witness fees, and costs of litigation arising out of or based on (a) Submissions or Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, (b) your use of the Service, (c) your violation of the Agreement, and (d) any conduct, activity or action which is unlawful or illegal under any state, federal or common law, or is violative of the rights of any individual or entity, engaged in, caused by, or facilitated in any way through the use of Service.

DISPUTES, GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., excluding the application of its conflict of law rules. You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to the Service, or to Viewcy, may only be brought by you in a state or federal court located in New York. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO THIS VENUE AS INCONVENIENT OR INAPPROPRIATE, AND AGREE TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN NEW YORK.

POLICIES FOR CHILDREN

The Service are not directed to individuals under the age of 13. You must be over the age of 13 to use the Service. In the event that Viewcy discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information to us, we will make efforts to delete the child’s information in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. Please see the Federal Trade Commission's website for (www.ftc.gov) for more information.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230(d), as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections are commercially available to assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. More information on the availability of such software can be found through publicly available sources. You may wish to contact your Internet Service Provider for more information.

GENERAL

Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is found for any reason to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be given its maximum enforceable effect, or shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

No Partnership. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Viewcy as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Service.

Assignment. Viewcy may assign its rights under this Agreement, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign the Agreement without Viewcy’s prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment by you shall be null and void.

Attorneys’ Fees. In the event any litigation is brought by Viewcy in connection with this Agreement, the prevailing party in such litigation shall be entitled to recover from the other party all the reasonable costs, attorneys’ fees and other expenses incurred by such prevailing party in the litigation.

No Waiver. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall in no way be construed to be a present or future waiver of such provision, nor in any way affect the right of any party to enforce each and every such provision thereafter. The express waiver by us of any provision, condition or requirement of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any future obligation to comply with such provision, condition or requirement.

Notices. All notices given by you or required under this Agreement shall be in writing and addressed to: legal@viewcy.com.

Equitable Remedies. You hereby agree that Viewcy would be irreparably damaged if the terms of this Agreement were not specifically enforced, and therefore you agree that we shall be entitled, without bond, other security, or proof of damages, to appropriate equitable remedies with respect to breaches of this Agreement, in addition to such other remedies as we may otherwise have available to us under applicable laws.

Entire Agreement. This Agreement, including the documents expressly incorporated by reference, constitutes the entire agreement between you and Viewcy with respect to the Service, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, whether electronic, oral or written.

COPYRIGHT POLICY

If you believe in good faith that any material posted on or through our Service infringes the copyright in your work, please contact our copyright agent, designated under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) (17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)), with correspondence containing the following:

A physical or electronic signature of the owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright that is allegedly infringed;

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

Identification, with information reasonably sufficient to allow its location of the material that is claimed to be infringing;

Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you;

A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,

A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this policy, your DMCA notice may not be valid. For any questions regarding this procedure, or to submit a complaint, please contact our designated DMCA Copyright Agent:

Copyright Agent

Viewcy.com, Inc.

470 Ocean Avenue, Apt. LF6

Booklyn, NY 11226-2884

e-mail: legal@viewcy.com

COMPLAINT POLICY (INCLUDING TRADEMARK AND PRIVACY)

If you believe in good faith that any material posted on the Service infringes any of your rights other than in copyright, or is otherwise unlawful, you must send a notice to legal@viewcy.com, containing the following information:

Your name, physical address, e-mail address and phone number;

A description of the material posted on the Site that you believe violates your rights or is otherwise unlawful, and which parts of said materials you believe should be remedied or removed;

Identification of the location of the material on the Site;

If you believe that the material violates your rights, a statement as to the basis of the rights that you claim are violated;

If you believe that the material is unlawful or violates the rights of others, a statement as to the basis of this belief;

A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized and that the information you are providing is accurate to the best of your knowledge and in good faith; and,

Your physical or electronic signature.

If we receive a message that complies with all of these requirements, we will evaluate the submission, and if appropriate, in our sole discretion, we will take action. We may disclose your submission to the poster of the claimed violative material, or any other party.

BRM Weekly

BRM Weekly: K.G. Westman and Roshni Samlal

When two performers of so different origins such as Sweden and Trinidad comes together to play Indian classical music in the United States, it proves that this is music actually is universal music. At the same time traditional, modern, meditative, unpredictable and energetic. Be mesmerized by the iconic instruments sitar and tabla as they weave their intricate fabric of raag and taal. K.G. Westman is one of Europe´s foremost sitar players in the field of North Indian classical and semi-classical music. As a senior disciple of Pandit Rabindra Narayan Goswami he has performed in India, Sri Lanka, Europe, USA, and Russia as well as for radio and T.V. The interest in Indian music began when his father moved to Kerala in 1996. Already an accomplished guitar player and recording artist, he started to learn the basics of sitar technique, raag and taal in 2004 from Stian Grimstad. The following year K.G. took lessons from Anil Singh of Dharmashala. Returning the year after that, he was accepted as a student of Goswamiji and has since then returned to him every year for learning new raagas and to deepen the understanding of the art. Roshni Samlal is a New York–based tabla player originating from Trinidad, WI, where she was initiated into the tradition of Indian classical music at the age of 5, into the academic community of “Bharatiya Vidya Sansthan”, taught by the Hindusthani classical theorist and composer, Professor H.S.Adesh, both in vocal performance and tabla. Since 1998 he has continued her tutelage in the Benares style of tabla playing under Shri Tapan Modak and is currently a student of the epic Farukhbad exponent Pt. Anindo Chatterjee and the masterful Punjab/Benares. While her passion is Indian classical tabla, Roshni has performed in many collaborative settings in creating scores for films and playing for kirtan singers such as Snatam Kaur and Nina Rao. Roshni has had the opportunity to accompany maestros in the Hindustani classical world, such as Pt. Subrata Roy Chaudhuri, Steve Gorn. Roshni is an actively performing member of the innovative collective, the Brooklyn Raga Massive and teaches in the NY area. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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September 13th, 2018 -- from 8:00pm to 11:55pm

BRM Weekly: Eric Fraser with Mir Naqibul Islam

$10 Advance | $15 Door | 8pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm The weekly show will feature North Indian classical music, exemplifying the unique old world style of bansuri playing from Kolkata. Eric Fraser is a multi-instrumentalist, educator, composer, and music therapist (MA, MT-BC). Having learned intensively and extensively in Kolkata, India, for over 15 years, Eric is a top student of the legendary bansuri flute artist Pandit Gopal Roy, one of the only masters of the original "gayaki-ang" or vocal style of bansuri flute. Eric's bansuri playing rings with authenticity and pure Indian tone, carrying a distinct and masterful sound quite original in its quality. Bridging his experience as a composer and songwriter, Eric's orientation to Indian classical music serves as an inspiration for melody, and a creative tool for improvisation. Eric received his masters in Music Therapy from NYU in 2009 and provides multi-instrumental and cross-cultural music therapy for children and adults in private practice. He also offers meditation and restorative experiences with live music in his "Sound Nidra" and "Nada Yoga" workshops. Eric is currently a full-time professor of music therapy at SUNY, New Paltz, and 2010 Fulbright senior research scholar music therapy and Indian music. Eric is also a co-founder of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, and has toured, recorded, performed and collaborated with a great list of artists including Pandit Krishna Bhatt, Pandit Ramesh Mishra, Steve Gorn, Arturo O'farrell and Bollywood composer A.R Rahman at Carnegie Hall and many more, including radio performances (NPR morning edition and WKCR New York). **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

BRM Weekly: Eric Fraser with Mir Naqibul Islam

$10 Advance | $15 Door | 8pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm The weekly show will feature North Indian classical music, exemplifying the unique old world style of bansuri playing from Kolkata. Eric Fraser is a multi-instrumentalist, educator, composer, and music therapist (MA, MT-BC). Having learned intensively and extensively in Kolkata, India, for over 15 years, Eric is a top student of the legendary bansuri flute artist Pandit Gopal Roy, one of the only masters of the original "gayaki-ang" or vocal style of bansuri flute. Eric's bansuri playing rings with authenticity and pure Indian tone, carrying a distinct and masterful sound quite original in its quality. Bridging his experience as a composer and songwriter, Eric's orientation to Indian classical music serves as an inspiration for melody, and a creative tool for improvisation. Eric received his masters in Music Therapy from NYU in 2009 and provides multi-instrumental and cross-cultural music therapy for children and adults in private practice. He also offers meditation and restorative experiences with live music in his "Sound Nidra" and "Nada Yoga" workshops. Eric is currently a full-time professor of music therapy at SUNY, New Paltz, and 2010 Fulbright senior research scholar music therapy and Indian music. Eric is also a co-founder of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, and has toured, recorded, performed and collaborated with a great list of artists including Pandit Krishna Bhatt, Pandit Ramesh Mishra, Steve Gorn, Arturo O'farrell and Bollywood composer A.R Rahman at Carnegie Hall and many more, including radio performances (NPR morning edition and WKCR New York). Mir Naqibul Islam is a classical music performer in Bangladesh and New York, both as a soloist and an accompanist. Though trained in a purely traditional style, he incorporates many genres and influences into his playing. He is fortunate to have Shri Ashoke Paul as his guru for the past 17 years, learning the technical and aesthetic aspects of tabla playing. Mir has also learned from Janab Syed Hafizur Rahman, Shri Madan Gopal Das, and many others. Mir is currently taking musical instruction from Pandit Anindo Chatterjee. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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September 6th, 2018 -- from 8:00pm to 11:55pm

BRM Weekly: Jake Charkey

$15 | 8pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm An evening of vocal style Hindustani music performed on cello in the rare Gayaki Ang style of violin playing. Jake Charkey started playing the violin at the age of 6. After a year of suffering the scratchy cacophony of beginning violin, his father mercifully gave him a cello to try, and he took it up like an old friend. Jake completed his conservatory training at the Shepherd School of Music in Houston, TX. Seeking to broaden his musical skills and vocabulary, he began to take an interest in Hindustani music. His studies began in Toronto with the sarangi player, Aruna Narayan, who urged him to adapt the music to cello rather than learn an Indian instrument. He continued in Los Angeles where he took up intensive training with Jagan Ramamoorthy, a senior disciple of the violin virtuoso Padmabushan Dr. N. Rajam. In L.A. he completed his M.F.A. at CalArts in Hindustani music under the guidance of Aashish Khan and Swapan Chaudury. During his time at school, he stretched himself musically, learning from avante-garde jazz innovators like Vinny Golia, Adam Rudolf, and Wadada Leo Smith as well as playing bass and cello with L.A. reggae and hip-hop bands. Jake Charkey is an acclaimed cellist with a strong background in both Western classical music and Hindustani music. An eclectic improviser, Jake draws from his extensive training in both Eastern and Western musical traditions. He is a sought-after studio recording artist in the film, television and music industry in both India and the USA. Jake Charkey is a disciple of the renowned violinist Padmabhushan Dr. N. Rajam in the rare Gayaki Ang style and is one of the few cellists in the world performing Indian music on the cello. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

August 30th, 2018 -- from 8:00pm to 11:55pm

BRM Weekly: Steve Gorn & Miles Shrewsbery

A Hindustani classical evening raga - bansuri and tabla as well as a tabla solo in the Farukhabad Gharana style. Steve Gorn’s bansuri is featured on the 2011 Grammy winning recording, “Miho – Journey to the Mountain,” with Dhruba Ghosh and the Paul Winter Consort, as well as the Academy Award winning Documentary film, Born into Brothels. He has performed Indian Classical Music and new American Music on the bansuri bamboo flute in concerts and festivals throughout the world. His gurus are the late bansuri master Sri Gour Goswami, of Kolkata, and Pt. Raghunath Seth of Mumbai, who he often accompanied in concert. He has also studied with the late Ustad Z. M. Dagar. He has often performed in India, appearing at Bharat Bhavan in Bhopal, Habitat Center and Triveni Hall in New Delhi, The Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata, NCPA, and The Nehru Center in Mumbai,. In 2013, he was awarded the Pandit Jasraj Rotary Club of Hyderabad Award for Cross Cultural Achievement. His numerous recordings include Luminous Ragas, Rasika, with tabla by Samir Chatterjee, Illuminations, with Nepali bansuri wallah, Manose, and Between Two Worlds, which features his clarinet as well as bansuri playing. Miles Shrewsbery, is a disciple of Sri Abhiman Kaushal and Pandit Nandkumar Bhatlouande of Hyderabad, India. Shrewsbery is trained in the Farukhabad Gharana style of his teachers and is a respected performer of its rich, aesthetic repertoire through his years of dedicated study and practice. He has performed with top musicians such as Shujaat Khan, Deepak Ram, and Yusef Lateef. In performances all over the world, from the Smithsonian Museum (Washington D.C.), Tokyo Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo, Japan), Royal Horticultural Hall (London, England), to St. Paul Cathedral (New York City). In 2012 Miles was awarded the American Institute of Indian Studies’ Senior Performing Arts Fellowship, which supported Miles to further his studies and practice in New Delhi, India for one year. Currently, Miles manages and teaches at the San Diego Tabla Academy and is an artist-teacher in residence for the Center For World Music in San Diego, CA. Steve Gorn - bansuri flute Miles Shrewsbery - tabla **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

September 27th, 2018 -- from 8:00pm to 11:55pm

BRM Weekly: Saxophone Brothers & Dan Weiss + Film Screening

$15 | Film Screening- 7pm | Music- 8:30pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm At 7pm, there will be a screening of A Home Away From Home, a documentary outlining the fusion and improvisation of music between two musicians from the New York alternative jazz scene and two maestros of Northern Indian classical music. The film alternates with discussions about mutual influencing, shared understanding and misunderstanding, the need for traditions to evolve, and thinking beyond musical genres. There will be a Q+A session following the screening, with the concert to follow. Saxophone Brothers Inspired by the spiritual revelations crying from John Coltrane’s saxophone in the late 60’s, the Saxophone Brothers, Jonathan and Andrew Kay have continued Coltrane’s search for a “multicultural theory of musical transcendence” in Kolkata, India, where for the past 6 years they have been living with their Guru, Pandit Shantanu Bhattacharyya learning the art of North Indian Raga music and developing its expression on the Soprano, Alto, and Tenor saxophones. Being praised by many of India’s Maestros for their devotion and dedication to the tradition of Raga music, the Saxophone Brothers are emerging as the first to express the subtle and delicate nuances of the Ragas on the saxophone. They are already important contributors to the evolution of Raga music performance by rendering the entire Raga on Saxophone, in both the vocal and instrumental styles, innovating certain techniques hitherto not attempted. This includes the research and development of the first non-tempered saxophone, The Shruti-phone, designed to more perfectly express the subtle shrutis (micro-tones) of the Ragas. Dan Weiss Shifting Foundation grantee Dan Weiss has been hailed as one of the top five jazz drummers in The New York Times, and his large ensemble recording "Fourteen" made the top ten list of their best recordings of 2014. Weiss’s innovative drumming and forward thinking compositions have been pushing musical limits for years. With his piano trio, he’s released two recordings entitled, "Now Yes When" (2006) and "Timshel" (2011), which have been critically acclaimed for their unique approach to song structure and endless creative improvisation. Weiss also leads his sixteen piece large ensemble that features some of NYC's most gifted musicians. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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BRM Weekly: Tomchess ft. Ravi Padmanabha, Mbuyiselo Mgwandi

With a 20 year history of playing music together from free jazz to traditional world sounds, Ravi Padmanabha and Tomchess have a telepathic musical modus operandi that always conjures up interesting, fiery and beautiful musical worlds. "...Superb, at times sublime and always engaging."-Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery, NYC Tomchess (oud, ney, morsing) is a New York City–based multi-instrumentalist, improviser, and composer who has played and recorded with some of the most esteemed players in the improvisational scene (Dewey Redman, Butch Morris, Pharoah Sanders, Drew Gress, Ronald Shannon Jackson) as well as Moroccan sitarist Hassan Hakmoun. He has performed around the world and at New York City venues like Lincoln Center, the Turkish and Pakistani embassies, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the United Nations. He has performed on NPR as well as PBS. He has played on Grammy-nominated recordings and was awarded grants from the Turkish American Society and the Maryland Council for the Arts. In 2012 he was nominated for an Independent Music Award. Ravi Padmanabha is multi-instrumentalist who specializes in percussion. He plays drums in Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams and also leads his own quartet "My Nada Brahma" and "Bul-Bul Tarang Gang". Ravi has studied tabla with many great masters such as Pandit Sharda Sahai and Pandit Samar Saha. He also studies Sarangi with Pankaj Misra. Ravi has performed in duo with Steve Baczkowski for many years. South African bassist Mbuyiselo Mgwandi will be joining Ravi and Tomchess to make a trio. Jimmy Mngwandi got his musical start at age 11 playing bass on the streets of Bophelong Townsip in South Africa to help his single mother. Discovered playing a guitar fashioned out of an oil tin and wood, Mngwandi made his way to Johannesburg where he quickly made his name. Today, he is among South Africa’s most sought after bassists, writers and producers. Mngwandi has also recorded his own album, with the EMI/South Africa group Bezwaan. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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BRM Weekly: Bhargavi Balasubramaniam

Bhargavi Balasubramaniam is a senior disciple of Sangeet Samraat Chitravina N Ravikiran and is a naturally talented, multi-faceted and versatile performer in both vocal and chitravina. Her deep-rooted classical mind and her ability to handle core-carnatic ragas with ease have won her critical acclaim, not only with rasikas but also among fellow musicians. She will be joined by BRM regulars Arun Ramamurthy on violin and Bala Skandan on mridangam. Bhargavi Balasubramaniam - vocal Arun Ramamurthy - violin Bala Skandan - mridangam Balasubramaniam has performed numerous solo vocal & chitravina concerts for several organizations in India, USA, Canada and the Middle East and collaborative concerts with many reputed musicians. Bhargavi has also had the privelege of performing for senior dancers such as Pt Birju Maharaj, C V Chandrashekar, Guru Rhadha, Bragha Bessell and Sujata Mohapatra. She has performed along with her Guru Shri Ravikiran in reputed venues across the world and been featured in special shows for the national networks of France and Greece. Bhargavi is a graded artist of All India Radio in both vocal & chitravina and has been recognised and honoured with titles such as ‘Sathya Sunada Sundaram’ and ‘Isai Arasi’, by the Bharatanjali Trust and Trinity Fine Arts. Recently, she had the honour of receiving the "T S Balakrishna Sastrigal Award for Excellence in the field of music" from Sangita Kalanidhi Dr Umayalpuram K Sivaraman. Bhargavi is a much sought-after Guru and is well known for her contributions as a core-trainer for the ‘Sustaining Sampradaya’ programme, at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival and for training several award-winning disciples. Bhargavi is the architect of the popular and much-acclaimed website venkatakavi.org, dedicated to the master composer, Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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BRM Weekly: Swaminathan Selvaganesh and David Ellenbogen

SPECIAL PERCUSSION WORKSHOP BEFORE THE CONCERT Carnatic Rhythms 101 - 6:30pm -8:00pm, $15 No Carnatic music experience or instrument necessary to attend this experiential workshop. It will include an Introduction to konakkol and syllables, how to count thalam, different patterns of compositions and composing new compositions. CONCERT and JAM - 8:00pm - Midnight, $15 For this week's show, we have a collaboration of South Indian rhythm with Western guitar. The performance will consist of the artists will take slokhas and give a rhythmic arrangement and melodic background to it and present it in different time signatures along with South Indian rhythmic rap "konnakkol". WORKSHOP + CONCERT + JAM $25 Swaminathan Selvaganesh Rhythm has always been a quintessential facet of Carnatic music, and in the modern young generation of percussionists, Swaminathan Selvaganesh, the grandson of Vikku Vinakram, has mastered the intricacies and the laya endowments of the Kanjira to a high degree. Well known as a Carnatic artist, Swaminathan Selvaganesh is one of the premier performers of the Kanjira. Swaminathan Selvaganesh is also a major force in Tamil filmmaking circles, composing songs in a beguiling mixture of genres, from folk to hip-hop to romantic ballads, and backed by a wide array of players from all over the world. He has acquired Konnakal in which he sings percussion syllables vocally in South Indian music. Selvaganesh believes that music is very powerful and a common language as he may not understand what other singers sing, but he can get along with them through his instrument and techniques. Swaminathan Selvaganesh, like his father, is known for mixing songs of different genres using a small Kanjira and making sure that it reaches out to the world David Ellenbogan With a guitar on his back and an estimated 1,000 songs at his fingertips, David Ellenbogen has wandered through West Africa, India, South America and the Caribbean studying music and collecting songs at every stop. He has studied Manding music with Abdoulaye Diabate and Famoro Dioubate, jazz with Kenny Wessel, Western Classical with Francisco Roldan and raga with Debashish Bhattacharya. A prolific producer, he has documented over 200 hours of live performances and interviews with world class musicians and shares them on WKCR 89.9 FM and his podcast NYC Radio Live. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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BRM Weekly: Brandon Terzic

$15 | 8pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm Iconoclastic Oud player Brandon Terzic will bring his amalgamation of African/Hindistani/Arabic styles filtered through the downtown NYC improv aesthetic to BRM. NYC based Multi-Instrumentalist Brandon Terzic has played with everyone from music mastermind Henry Threadgill to Sudanese Diva Alsarah, covering a large musical terrain both as a sideman and as a leader. Born in Akron, Ohio in 1976, Terzic took to the guitar early, absorbing the blues repertoire before traveling internationally and settling in NYC, where he studied Jazz privately with some of NYC’s finest guitarists including David “Fuze” Fiuczynski, Mordy Ferber, and Lionel Loueke. After multiple trips to the Middle East and North Africa, his focus shifted towards the modalities and rhythms of Arabic Oud and the Malian Ngoni. His studies with the Griot musicians of Senegal and the Gnawa of Morocco inspired a very unique approach to all his instruments, giving him great flexibility in his approach on instruments that are firmly entrenched in tradition. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

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August 16th, 2018 -- from 8:00pm to 11:55pm

Past Events

BRM Weekly: Rosy Dutta Pandit

Rosy Dutta Pandit is a senior classical vocalist from Kolkata with extensive training by many legendary artists including Pandit JVS Rao, Pandit Biresh Roy and Dr. Sunanda Patnaik, the 'Tarana Queen' and the living legend of Indian Classical Music. Accompanied by table and harmonium, Rosy brings her deep range and emotionally powerful voice to our weekly concert. Rosy Dutta Pandit is a senior classical vocalist from Kolkata trained by Pandit JVS Rao, who is the legendary disciple of Pandit Vinayak Rao Pattabardhan, as well as Pt Biresh Roy. At present Pandit is undergoing training under the able guidance of Dr. Sunanda Patnaik, another legendary disciple of Pt Vinayak Rao Pattabardhan, the 'Tarana Queen' and the living legend of Indian Classical Music . Pandit has performed at many prestigious classical concerts in Kolkata as well as other renowned musical conferences of India such as Uttarpara Sangeet Chairs, Salt Lake Music Festival, Sangeet Piyasi of Pandit Samar Saha, West Bengal State Music Conference, Dakshini Sangeet Sammelan,Behala Classical Music Festival, very prestigious Chowdhury House Music Concert ,Shantipur Ragini, Sodpur NadBrahmha Sangeet Sammelan, famous Silchor Sangeet Chakra, Pandit BhimsenJoshi Sangeet Samaroh in Gadag, 100 years Celebration of Great Pt Puttaraj Gawai from Puttaraj Gawai Seva Samity in Dharwad of Karnataka, Guru Shishya Parampara Utsav in Bangalore and others. **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!

The Court featuring Jay Gandhi and Ehren Hanson

Brooklyn Raga Massive begins a new ongoing series of deep listening concerts (baithak) in the homes of creative friends of the collective. The atmosphere will be enchanting, intimate and continue a long tradition of house concerts where this music has grown and been cultivated. An evening of music and home cooked Indian Food - BRM presents “The Court.” Inspired by the intimate settings of the courts of India, indulge yourself in a magical musical and culinary experience. Advanced tickets only. Limited to 20 people. $25 including dinner Bios: Jay Gandhi: A multifaceted artist, Jay's music is at once reflective of his devotion to his Guru, the inimitable legend of the bansuri, Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, as well as a diverse range of other musical influences. From his formative years, Jay’s musical inclinations were not limited to that of the Indian sub-continent and he was also strongly drawn to the music of the African diaspora and American Jazz in particular. A recipient of the prestigious AIIS Performing Arts Fellowship, Jay maintains a busy schedule performing for audiences across the globe. He currently is based out of New York City, where he is very active as both a teacher and performer and also as a founding member of Brooklyn Raga Massive, a prominent musicians collective. Ehren Hanson: Ehren Hanson began learning tabla the moment it captured his imagination at age 15. His initial training was under Misha Masud of New York City and in the year 2000 travelled to India to begin a life of intense training with his Guru and living legend Pandit Anindo Chatterjee - a training which continues to present day. He is an acclaimed with the Times of India calling his solo performance, “enthralling”. In 2005 he received the prestigious “Senior Performing Arts Fellowship” from the American Institute of Indian Studies, in 2009 founded the Anindo Chatterjee School of Tabla (schooloftabla.com) in Brooklyn, NY and in 2012 he helped co-founded the artist collective Brooklyn Raga Massive (brooklynragamassive.com).

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The Court: featuring Saili Oak

The court is an immersive experience centered around live classical Indian music in the most intimate of settings. Curated to facilitate a deep experience for everyone present, the artists draw their inspiration from the meditative silence of the audiences attention. Following the music, we'll celebrate over food and conversation. BYOB and share a glass of wine with your new friends after the music is completed. This Performance with feature: Saili Oak - Vocal Mir Naqibul Islam - Tabla Arun Ramamurthy - Violin About Saili Oak: A finalist on the popular reality TV series Zee Marathi SaReGaMaPa, Saili is a senior disciple of Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, a leading vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana. She has established her own identity with enriched talent in classical as well as semi-classical music. Saili has been learning music since a tender age of 3 years and has given performances at music festivals all over India and abroad. Some of her memorable performances include the Summer Sounds festival at the Hollywood bowl, Vedic Heritage in New York, Beyond Borders concert at the University of Maine to name a few. Her performances have been appreciated for her meticulous architecture of 'khayal', her systematic and well-crafted raga exploration and laudable command over the 'laya'.Saili has several albums and singles to her credit including the two tracks she recently recorded for Trevor Hall's album 'Kala'. Saili has performed with the Albany Symphony, NY and presented and performed at the World Music Symposium in New Jersey. She is the first Hindustani singer to have ever performed with a Symphony orchestra. About Mir Naqibul Islam: Mir Naqibul Islam is a young classical artist of this generation. Mir is a regular performer in the classical music arena of Dhaka and New York both as a soloist and an accompanist. Though trained in purely traditional style, he is open to any genre of music and love to incorporate those flavors in his playing. He is fortunate to have Shri Ashoke Paul as his guru who is a disciple of Padmabhushan Pandit Jnan Prakash ghosh. Through the past seventeen years and counting, guidance of Shri Ashoke Paul has enabled Mir to learn the technical and aesthetical aspects of Tabla playing. Mir has also learnt from Janab Syed Hafizur Rahman, Shri Madan Gopal Das,Pandit Gopal Mishra and Pandit Suresh Talwalkar. At present, Mir is taking talim from Pandit Anindo Chatterjee. About Arun Ramamurthy: Arun Ramamurthy is a versatile violinist, composer and educator based in NYC. A disciple of the celebrated Carnatic violinist brothers, Dr. Mysore Manjunath & Sri Mysore Nagaraj, Arun has become one of the country’s leading Indian Classical and crossover musicians. Growing up in New Jersey, he trained in both Indian and Western classical styles.

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Pandit Nayan and Ishaan Ghosh

Pandit Nayan Ghosh, one of the most renowned tabla maestros today, presents a tabla solo recital featuring rare and traditional repertoire. With a superlative command of both sitar and tabla, Nayanji is respected by musicians and discerning listeners alike for his innate artistry and the emotive musical depth in his performances. He will be joined by his son and disciple Ishaan Ghosh, who at such a young age has been lauded by tabla enthusiasts the world over for his remarkable musical maturity and command of the instrument. Born in 1956, Pandit Nayan Ghosh is an artiste with a unique musical dimension. He is acclaimed worldwide for being the only maestro with a superlative command on two diverse instruments – the Tabla and the Sitar. Artistic brilliance, rich repertoire and a magnificence of tone are the hallmarks of his performances. Having received intensive and extensive training in tabla, sitar and vocal from his illustrious father, the renowned tabla maestro and guru, Padmabhushan Pt. Nikhil Ghosh, Nayan Ghosh is respected among musicians and loved by discerning listeners alike for his innate artistry and emotive musical depth in his performances. He also received invaluable guidance from his father’s Guru, the ‘Mt. Everest of Tabla’ Ustad Ahmed Jan Thirakwa. Nayan’s elder uncle was the legendary and pioneer flautist Pandit Pannalal Ghosh, the ‘Father of North Indian classical flute’. Since the 1990’s he has also received additional guidance in sitar from the eminent sarod maestro Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta. Over the last four decades, Nayan Ghosh has travelled extensively presenting Sitar and Tabla concerts both in India and the capital cities of Europe, UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia, the Far East and North Africa. Recognized in India as an eminent Tabla soloist, known for his authentic and traditional Tabla Baaj, Nayan Ghosh has offered eloquent accompaniments to stalwarts like Pandit Ravi Shankar, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Late Nikhil Banerjee, Pandit Jasraj, Pt Shivkumar Sharma, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta, Ustad Munnawar Ali Khan, Ustad Rais Khan and a galaxy of eminent instrumentalists and vocalists. Presently, Nayan Ghosh heads Sangit Mahabharati, one of India’s premier music education and research institutions and has been imparting advanced training to numerous young aspiring musicians. He also is a Distinguished Guest Professor at IIT-Bombay, offering training in Sitar, Tabla, Vocal music and Musicology.