A new style Concert based on Indian Classical combined with world Music. Sangeet is sound or music in Sanksrit and follows a deep belief of spirit in sound; hence Soul Sangeet. NadaBrahma a famous Sanskrit proverb underlines the ancient and now modern belief that the world/ universe is created, sustained and made from sound. Soul Sangeet attempts to bridge this ancient belief fusing the highly evolved form of Indian Classical with Modern day music.
Since diving into the world of sound Shivam blends a unique 22 string slide guitar/sitar (known by his teacher as the chattarangi) with a crystal slide. This fusion instrument symbolises a cross culture of harmony in sound and music; inspiring Shivam to create the events Soul Sangeet in order to facilitate this process on a wider scale and reach a wider audience. Each event incorporates different musicians, instruments, vocalists and international Special guests bridging the gap between world and local music and establishing a wider world music culture.
Check out the next Soul Sangeet 2020 tour with international tabla player Saptak Sharma from Delhi
Dates and Venues yet to be confirmed for January next year so stay tuned or feel free to be in contact if you wish to host a booking in Australia during that time.
Soul Sangeet is a series of Soulful World Music Concerts organised and performed with Shivam Rath on the Chattarangi Indian slide guitar.
The music promises a mystical journey into a exotic realm of music that will colour your mind with intoxicating melody and rhythm with a depth of knowledge and cultural understanding that has been passed down from generation to generation. “Sangeet is sound or music in Sanksrit and follows a deep belief of spirit in sound”. Sangeet Mishra is an 8th generation Sarangi player from Benares, Shivam Rath is a classically trained musician having studied as a child with his father and from his Indian teachers in Varanassi & Calcatta (Including World Renowned Slide Guitarist Debashish Battacharia).Shivam has adopted the use of the 22 string fusion Slide guitar with a Himalayan Crystal Ball for added grace and tone. Accompanying on percussion is some of Australia’s best Tabla players including Mahshi Raval originally from Gudgrat, India, Shen Flindell from Brisbane, International Tabla Wizard Hindole Majumdar and Italian Tabla Wallah Massimo Bidin.Sangeet and Shivam will be performing music based on traditional Raga's set to the time of day and season. Each artist will be performing a solo followed by a collective finale ensemble with tabla.All three artists have been touring nationally and internationally and are guarantee to take you on a mystical musical journey. Be prepared for rhythm and melody to excite your senses!
You can catch them at these locations
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Below Images from Last year :