Indrajit Banerjee

Indrajit Banerjee

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Sitarist Indrajit Banerjee is one of the leading exponents of the Sitar and Raga Music . He was born in a musical family, He has a special touch on Sitar combined with technical virtuosity and sensitivity. He is an A grade artist of All India Radio and National Television, Panel Artist for Indian Council Of Cultural Relations, has served as Judge for A.I.R (Kolkata. Indrajit has a special touch on Sitar combined with technical virtuosity and sensitivity. He is an A grade artist of All India Radio and National Television, Panel Artist for I.C..C.R, has served as Judge for A.I.R (Kolkata.He was awarded the Gokul Nag Memorial Medal in 1987 “Sur Mani”in 1990 by Sur Sringal Samsad Bombay, Avinav Kala Samman in 1997 Parangotsava-2007 (a festival held in Mysore, Karnataka) recognised him as Veteran (Pandit). In 2014 awarded for exceptional contribution by (SAPNA) IL U.S.A. TECH World Music RENO Dec 2nd 2017 for EXCELENCE for on Sitar.”South Asian Distinguished Artist Hall of Fame” Award Sep. 7th 2019.
Indrajit has been touring extensively in the U.K., Europe, Caribbean ,Lebanon ,Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Brazil and Canada .New releases Srishti , Dream Shanti, SitaJI, Hamsa .

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Genre: Classical
Subgenre: World
From: Austin, TX