Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit started learning tabla at a very tender age from Sri Tushar Kanti Bose , later from Sri Manik Pal and finally came under the tutelage of Pandit Gyan Prakash Ghosh. As a child he won many Music competitions of national repute. Besides tabla, he had his training in vocal music and in violin. 

Abhijit is now a regular performer at all the major music conferences all over India and overseas. 

Besides accompanying all the major artistes of India, both in North Indian and South Indian tradition, Abhijit has the privilege of presenting himself as a solo performer in many music conferences in India and Abroad. He has toured extensively all over the world and also associated himself with Jazz world and performed with some Jazz musicians and groups in New York. Abhijit has conducted many seminars on Indian Classical Music, at Universities in U.S.A. , Japan , England and Spain. 

Abhijit has recorded many CDs with many reputed companies accompanying almost all the major artists in Indian Classical Music today ; as well as many well-known Jazz musicians. He has also recorded a Tabla solo CD, which is now available from Magnasound and Peshkar CD. 

Abhijit has composed music for TV serials and short films of which THE TRAILS- a film on Calcutta- got the National Award and is invited in the film festivals in Amsterdam and Munich. 

Abhijit has the privilege of representing India in the World Festival of Music held in Granada , Spain. 

In his academic life he is a graduate in English and post graduate in Journalism.