Pt. JOYDEEP GHOSH is hailed as one of India’s leading Sarod , Surshringar & Mohanveena artists , today.
Pandit Joydeep Ghosh, an exponent of Sarod and Surshringar started learning his art from the tender age of five under the able guidance of the great masters late Sangeetacharya Anil Roychoudhury, late Sangeetacharya Radhika Mohan Moitra and Padmabhusan Acharya Buddhadev Dasgupta all belong to the famous Shahajahanpur Sarod Gharana . He has learned the technique of Laykari and its application from the noted exponents of Tabla late Pt. Amal Sarkar, late Ustad Shaukat Ali Khan and late Pt. Anil Palit. He has also received his lesson in Vocal Music from the eminent vocalist late Sangeetacharya Amaresh Chandra Choudhury belongs to the famous Senia Gharana. Subsequently, he was under the tutelage of the versatile master late Pt. Bimalendu Mukherjee, a doyen of the famous Imdadkhani Gharana of Sitar & Surbahar. Pt. Ghosh has included all the important aspects like Gayaki, Tantrakari, Raag-vistar and Laykari in his own style. The brilliant guidance under the famous maestros has led him towards a new horizon in Sarod , Surshringar & Mohanveena playing.
Indranil Mallick, a promising tabla player of rare skill, has already established himself both as a soloist and accompanist. Born to a family of genuine music connoisseurs, he received his initial training in tabla when he was only five from his uncle, Sri Montu Mallick. Later he was trained by Prof. Dhabol Bandyapadhaya.From 1985 he was under the guidance of Sri Uttam Chakraborty, senior disciple of Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri.Now he is under the guidance of Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri . Indranil belongs to Luckhnow Gharana style of tabla. Among his numerous awards and distinctions in tabla performance he stood first in the Yuva Utsav organized by the state Government of West Bengal. In 1997 he stood first in the prestigious Dover Lane Music Competition and earned "The Best Talent Of The Year" for 1996-97, trophy awarded by the H.M.V Music Corporation. Indranil holds a "Sangeet Visarad", Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music focused on tabla, from the University of Chandigarh, which he earned in 1999.He also earned " Sangeet Kala Ratna" in the year 2006.