Artist Profiles: Shailendra Mishra

Shailendra Mishra

Shailendra Mishra is an award-winning Indian Tabla player who performs jugalbandi concerts of North &South Styles of Indian music as well as fusion music. He studied with H Pandit Anand Gopal Banerjee at the Sangeet Research Academy in Calcutta and later with Pandit Samir Chatterji under Guru Shishya Parampara.

Mishra has worked as a senior instrumentalist with Song and Drama Division. He has also taught music under Guru Shishya Parampra.

He has given solo performances and also accompanied the following musicians: Pandit V.G. Jog (Violin), Pandit Shrikant Bakre (Vocal). Pandit Rajan Sajan Mishra, (Vocal), Vidushi Dr. N.Rajam (Violin), Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar (vocal) Pandit Jagdish Prasad (Vocal), Pandit Nityanand Haldipur (Flute), Pandit Vishnu Prasanna (Shehnai), Pandit Dinanath Mishra (Vocal), Pandit Vinayank Torvi (Vocal), Pandit Rajendra Prasanna (Flute), Pandit Amiya Ranjan Banerjee (Vocal), Pandit Deepak Chatterjee (Vocal), and many other personalities.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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