October 01, 2017
On my one-line Facebook post “a good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence “, my disciple Chandrika Kamat commented “to incorporate and then transcend will require years of tutelage,Guruji”. This set me thinking about what stage and how a pupil begins to “transcend” his Guru’s tutelage. Every artist,at some stage or the other, needs to establish his own identity within the framework of his gharana and sing like himself. This, I should think, has to happen after the student has incorporated and imbibed the Guru’s taleem in......
September 06, 2017
Generally, when I sing an aprachalit raga, people ask me what are the constituent elements (in terms of ragas or angs involved) in it because they cannot understand it. You don’t have to understand a...
August 11, 2017
August 06, 2017
May 18, 2017
Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur sings Raag MaruBihag. Accompanying on tabla is Pt. Raghunath Nakod. Recording from National Program, 2011
February 19, 2017
Recorded at SPICMACAY Concert, New Delhi, 2000. Accompanying on Tabla Ustad Faiyaz Khan and Harmonium Ustad Mehmood Dhaulpuri
February 19, 2017
Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur sings Raag Adambari Kedar. Accompanying on the Sarangi is Ustad Faiyaz Khan and Shailesh Shenoy on the Tabla. Recording from a private baithak organized at the Bangalore International Centre on 28 January...
February 18, 2017
Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur sings Raag Barai. Accompanying on the Sarangi is Ustad Faiyaz Khan and Shailesh Shenoy on the Tabla. Recording from a private baithak organized at the Bangalore International Centre on 28 January 2017.
December 02, 2016
The sons of legends reunited at the Ustad Bismillah Khan centenary celebrations held in the city recently. It was like an alumni meet. There was laughter, lament and loving exchange of notes. The initial brief...
December 01, 2016
Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur sings Raag Raisa Kanada