Hans Utter
Hans Utter is an exponent of the prominent Imdad Khan gharana, an unbroken line of seven generations which has made significant contributions to the development of classical Indian music. As a disciple of Ustad Shujaat Khan, son of the illustrious sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan, Hans has trained intensively in India for nearly two decades. Read More....
Jim Feist

Jim Feist has been performing and teaching the tabla since 1990. He has traveled to India several times to learn tabla from the late, legendary Ustad Allah Rakha, and Vibhav Nageshkar. For the past 14 years Jim has been under the tutelage of Ustad Allah Rakha's celebrated disciple, Pandit Yogesh Samsi. Read More....

Ajay Ponkshe

Brought up in a diverse background, Ajay started singing at a very early age. While he was singing Christmas carols as the lead singer in one of his school’s cultural programs, he was spotted by his Guruji (teacher, in the audience) who offered to make Ajay his ‘Shagird’ (student). Read More....

Rahul Deshmukh

Fortunate to be born into a family of connoisseurs of Indian Classical Music, Rahul commenced learning “Tabla” from the age of nine. He was initiated to the art by Shri. Kamalakar Redij of the Delhi gharana. Since 1982, he has been learning advanced techniques in tabla from Pundit Gyan Shankar Ghosh of the Lucknow gharana and a highly respected teacher in India. Read More...