Vocal Concert by Pt. Sanjeev Abhyankar

Artists:

Vocal : Pt. Sanjeev Abhyankar
Tabla : Ajinkya Joshi
Harmonium : Milind kulkarni

Profile

Sanjeev Abhyankar is one of the few very good Hindustani vocalists to have emerged in recent years. He is considered the standard torch bearer of the Jaipur-Mewati gharana and is one of the foremost desciples of the renowned vocalist Pt Jasraj.

Sanjeev Abhyankar accepted the offer and has trained rigorously under Punditji for about 12 years. He is endowed with a melodious voice and good range. He sings with abundant confidence and ease. For now the future of Mewati gharana seems assured with Sanjeev as the inheritor of the great tradition.

Sanjeev's sustained excellence in performance has earned him many prestigious awards like: The Pandit Kumar Gandharva National Award 2008 by the Govt of Madhya Pradesh, The prestigious F. I. E. Foundation National Award 1996, The title 'Sur Ratna' in 1996, Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar 1991 and The President's award from the All India Radio in 1990. He has proven his versatility and expertise in different genres of music and has won the coveted National Award 1998 as the best male playback singer for the Hindi film 'Godmother'