Melodious percussion Trio- Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, Pt.Milind Tulankar and Pt.Ramdas Palsule
Artists:Djembe : Ustad Taufique Qureshi
Jaltarang : Pt.Milind Tulankarr
Tabla: Pt. Ramdas Palsule
Taufiq Qureshi is the worthy torchbearer of a rich legacy of percussion, being the son and disciple of the legendary Ustad Allarakha and brother of the maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain. Taufiq has been greatly influenced by his illustrious brother, Ustad Zakir Hussain and is privileged to receive guidance from Ghatam Vidhwan, Pandit Vikku Vinayakram. Taufiq's trademark style incorporates body and vocal percussions to create unique rhythmic motifs spanning across cultures. His sense of tone and his command over a wide variety of percussion instruments and styles is commendable.
Milindji received guidance from Pt. Nayan Ghosh , SITAR maestro Ustad Shahid Parwez & Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar.He is one of the topmost Jaltarang players of India. Baba Harwallabh Sangeet Sammelan at Jalandhar, Abhisheki Mahotsav at Goa are some of the concerts where his art was acclaimed and appreciated a lot and this rare instrument has kept him busy in concerts in India as well as abroad. Milind Tulankar is indeed a name, synonym for the untiring efforts, devotion, and endless passion in pursuit of promoting Jaltarang.
Ramdasji being an accomplished soloist as well as a versatile accompanist has performed widely in all the eminent music festivals of India. His Tabla accompaniment ranges from distinguished vocalists to prominent instrumentalists and also to renowned Kathak dancers of the country. Besides performances, Ramdasji imparts training to the younger generation of students of Tabla.