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Feb032012

Ustad Hamid Hossain- Executive Producer

Ustad Hamid Hossain was born in a musical family in Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. He received his talim in tabla, sitar and Hindustani classical vocal from his renowned father, Ustad Kader Buksh, one of India’s foremost musicologist/musician. A civil engineer by academics, he decided to dedicate his life to the propagation of Indian music throughout the world. Since he loved music completely, he decided that he would try to perform in all three different art forms. He did not want to sacrifice his love for the Sitar, Tabla or Vocal music and thus decided to learn and perform all three.

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Feb032012

Enayet Hossain- Producer/ Co-Creator

Enayet was born into a musical family, his grandfather, the late great Ustad Kader Buksh was acknowledged as one of India’s foremost musicologist/musician. Enayet learned the tabla from his father, Ustad Hamid Hossain, a very well known Indian music teacher and musician based in the United States. Enayet was born in Bangladesh and raised in the United States and represents a new breed of musicians who received their musical training outside of India. Enayet is a versatile performer of tabla. He is at ease with accompaniment with North Indian classical music, instrumental music, light and semi classical music including thumri, ghazal, dadra etc… as well as giving solo performances. Enayet has over 14 compact disc recordings available where he is featured.

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Feb032012

Anjan Chattopadhyay- Co-Creator

Sitar maestro Anjan Chattopadhyay was born in a family of culture and aristocracy, in Calcutta. He was brought up in an environment of soft, sweet and serene Indian Classical Music. His elder brother Pandit Gourishankar Chattopadhyay is an eminent surbahar and sitar player belongs to Senia Gharana. His initial training in sitar could make an indelible impression on Anjan’s mind about the depth of instrument in sound and melody. Simultaneously, he was having initial vocal training from his elder sister. Anjan started to feel the fragrance and the pulsation of life in music. He became more committed to his music and the advancement in sitar playing started rigorously under the tough guidance of his brother.

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Feb032012

Mathew Poovan- Co- Creator of Sangeetpedia Mobile

Mathew was born in the US and has been studying the sitar under the guidance of Ustad Hamid Hossain since the age of 16. Though he was not born in a musical family, he grew to deeply love Indian Classical Music from his first introduction to sitar in an ancient world civilizations class in high school. He is a Maryland Distinguished Scholar of the Arts.

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Feb032012

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