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Raginder Singh Momi
April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$25.00
Hindustani violin recital by the young violinist Raginder Singh Momi. Hailing from the from Bay Area, he is a disciple of Dr. Sisirkana Dhar Chaudhury. Dr. Chaudhury is himself a disciple of the late Ustaad Ali Akhbar Khan Saheb and Ustaad Ashish Khan.
Tabla: Nilan Chaudhuri (son of Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri)
About the Artist
Raaginder is a violinist and music composer from the San Francisco Bay Area. Hailing from the school of Maihar-Seni Gharana, Raaginder implements improvisation, rhythmic patterns, and the sounds of Indian Classical music on a modified five-string violin. He is deeply embedded into the tradition of Hindustani music through the teachings of great masters like Dr. Sisirkana Dhar Chowdhury and Ustaad Aashish Khan. While keeping that foundation, Raaginder is also immersed in contemporary music. He has produced several contemporary albums in which the sounds of Indian classical violin and hip-hop music intermingle. These works bring forth lyrical and rhythmic sections which stem from traditional elements while also infusing a modern touch.
Raaginder has performed in prominent venues all over the world such as The White House, Staples Center, Wembley Arena and many more. Through these endeavors and experiences, Raaginder’s art brings forth a new, intense, and interesting sound for his audiences to hear.