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Avijit Ghosh
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Born on 30th November, 1974 in Kolkata, in a music loving family, Avijit was inducted into Indian Classical Music under the influence of his maternal uncle Sitarist Pt. Ranjan Ganguly.

Avijit started learning Sarod in 1990 under the guidance of late Prof. Dhyanesh Khan, son of the legendary maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan of Maihar Gharana. Presently, Avijit is a disciple of Ustad Ashish Khan. He also receives guidance from Pandit Tejendra Mazumdar.

Avijit secured the first position in the All India Radio competition in 1996 and also received President's Gold Medal. He is a regular B-high artist of AIR and TV. He holds a first class M.A. in instrumental music of the Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

He has also received a gold medal at the University exams. The Salt Lake Cultural Association awarded him the coveted Jadubhatta Puraskar in 1998. His first album was released by Raga Music.

Avijit's major performances include Sutanuti Parishad AIR Award Ceremony at Allahabad, several music circles in Kolkata, Aurobindo Ashram (Delhi), Habitat World (Delhi), and Bangladesh TV.

On May 8th, 2007, Avijit received his Phd in Instrumental Music Sarod from Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata.

Official Web Site: www.sarodavijit.com


Rising Star Of Sarode, Live at 48th Annual Dover Lane Music Conference, 2000 (Raga Music A-219, 2001)

Avijit Ghosh Aradhana
Flat 4B, 29, Sadananda Road,
Kolkata- 700 026, West Bengal
Phone: + 91 33 4645401 &+ 91 33 4649907
E-mail: jhuma@satyam.net.in

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