Pandit Tejendra Majumdar

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Pandit Tejendra Majumdar is a renowned sarod player, hailing from the Senia-Maihar gharana. He studied under various gurus, including his grandfather Bibhuti Ranjan (on mandolin), Pandit Amaresh Roy Chowdhury (vocal and tabla), and 18 years with Ustad Bahadur Khan (sarod).

After Bahadur’s death he received instruction from Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, a revered figure in 20th century Hindustani classical music, and further refined a complex style that fuses gayaki (lyrical vocalism) with tantrakari (intricate instrumental playing). Alongside classical performance he has directed music for several successful films.

"While handling a raga blended out of two or three ragas such as Kaunsi Kanada, Puriya Kalyan, or Shuddh Kalyan, we need to take permission from all ragas concerned, gradually seek entry in their integrated domain; and then get intimate with their persona’s hidden features."

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