PARAMPARIK - Saxophone, Vocal & Tabla
CENTRE CULTUREL KABIR presents

PARAMPARIK - Saxophone, Vocal & Tabla

In-person Event
March 22nd 2024
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Doors: 6:30 pm

429 Avenue Viger E, Montréal, QC, Canada
For more information about this event, please contact Centre Culturel Kabir at info@centrekabir.com.

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PARAMPARIK means according to ancient traditions. This unique concert offers a contemporary celebration of ancient Indian music, featuring magical vocal improvisations by Arshad Ali Khan, a virtuoso of North Indian classical singing, alongside the enchanting saxophone melodies of Jonathan Kay, a globally recognized figure in world music, and the mesmerizing rhythms of Pandit Subhen Chatterjee, an unrivaled master of the tabla and Indian percussion.

Join these three musical legends as they come together to create an extraordinary musical experience, merging ancestral heritage with modern virtuosity in a live musical masterpiece that you won't want to miss.

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PARAMPARIK means according to ancient traditions. This unique concert offers a contemporary celebration of ancient Indian music, featuring magical vocal improvisations by Arshad Ali Khan, a virtuoso of North Indian classical singing, alongside the enchanting saxophone melodies of Jonathan Kay, a globally recognized figure in world music, and the mesmerizing rhythms of Pandit Subhen Chatterjee, an unrivaled master of the tabla and Indian percussion.

Join these three musical legends as they come together to create an extraordinary musical experience, merging ancestral heritage with modern virtuosity in a live musical masterpiece that you won't want to miss.

Refunds
Until the event starts
Exchanges
Until the event starts

Métro: Champ de Mars

On Viger street, east of the venue


Business Hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Janab Arshad Ali Khan

ARSHAD ALI KHAN is an Indian classical vocalist and one of the few child prodigies to live up to their initial promise. He descends from the family lineage of Abdul Wahid Khan and Abdul Karim Khan, the founders of Kirana Gharana.Recognized as one of the most celebrated “Little Ustads” of India, today Arshad Ali Khan is hailed as a performer par excellence. His style, while strikingly original in its creative exposition of the raag, is shaped in a traditional mold, which uniqueness makes him popular among the listeners of Hindustani classical music in Europe, USA, Canada and Middle-East.He has a long list of achievements in his young shining career.

Pandit Subhen Chatterjee

PANDIT SUBHEN CHATTERJEE, a disciple of the distinguished Pt. Swapan Chowdhury, is a renowned classical and fusion tabla artist from India. He has also learnt from masters from other gharanas, and incorporated the intricacies and beauty of these styles into his playing. He has accompanied many illustrious maestros such as Vidushi Girija Devi, Pt. VM Bhat and Pt. Bhimsen Joshi. Subhen Chatterjee has created India’s leading fusion band, KARMA, and is also a regular performer at WOMAD - World Organization of Music & Dance, founded by renowned guitar player and singer Peter Gabriel. He is frequently performing all over the world.

Jonathan Kay

JONATHAN KAY is a cross-cultural jazz and North Indian classical musician from Toronto. In search of Eastern spiritual and contemplative ways of musical knowing, Jonathan traveled to India and lived for a decade in Kolkata, learning raga music in the traditional guru-shishya parampara (succession of teachers and disciples in Vedic culture). He also traveled to Japan on multiple occasions studying contemplative traditions. Jonathan is recognized as an innovative composer and multi-instrumentalist, playing saxophones, esraj (Indian 21-stringed bowed instrument), bansuri (Indian bamboo flute), and shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute). He is also the inventor of the shrutiphone, a non-tempered saxophone designed specifically to play in the Indian tuning system. He has performed with many Indian maestros including; Subhankar Banerjee, Rashid Khan, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Bickram Ghosh, Tanmoy Bose, Tejendra Majumdar, Ronu Majumdar, Subhen Chatterjee, Subhajyoti Guha, Sougata Roy Chowdhury, Prattyush Banerjee and Ranajit Sengupta.