Sunday, 25 September 2011

Drum festival in pune for percussionists

                     India has great history & legacy of music & music events .There are number of events organized by people of india to bring all music performer on one platform & give the exposure to their music talent.The events like like Sawai Gandharv,Heartbeats are the most famous amongst all.
drum festival,sawai gandharv,heartbeats                                This time india's cultural city Pune organized the Drum Festival or Dumru on 16th of  September 2011, it was three days event & there were around 24 percussionists has been performed individually & in fusion as Jugalbandi. Despite of having rich legacy of  Music, that kind event had never been organized in country.The actor Rahul Solapurkar & tabla player Vijay Ghate had announced the three day festival. The performers  across the country like Grammy award-winner, Vidhwaan Vikku Vinayakaram (ghatam), Pandit Anindo Chatterjee (tabla), Pandit Kumar Bose (tabla), Pandit Suresh Talwalkar, Taufiq Qureshi (djembe), Murad Ali (sarangi), Pandit Bhavani Shankar (pakhawaj), Ranjit Barot, Sivamani and Gino Banks (drums), gracing the event. The aim of the event is to emphasize percussion instruments. Dumru aspires to become a yearly event.An initiative by Gladpeople Entertainment Network, the festival promises a melange of fine and veteran artists.
                       Dumru is the forefather of all percussion instruments used my Lord Shiva. Across the world,most of the developed country's organizes their drum festivals like Mordern Drummer Festival in the US, The World Drum Festival in Malaysia, Meinl Drum Festival in Germany etc and now India is too prepared with its very own drum festival.Being first big event of Music,organizer decided to give the free passes which were available on Radio One office, Bank of Maharashtra FC road branch, Mahalaxmi Lawns, The Sound Factor in camp and the makeover salon, millennium plaza on FC road.
                    This event shown the future events for classical music instruments .So all music lovers should prepare to face & enjoy new trend in Indian Music Culture.

Shivamani Playing Drums In Dumru Festival Of Pune.




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