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Classical Ragas
Ensemble

Contact
David Trasoff


Address
4130 Verdugo View Dr.
Los Angeles, CA, 90065
Phone
(323) 255-7783
Fax Number
(323) 313-1519

Additional Info
Year Founded
1984
Repertoire
World Music
Size
Duo
Instrumentation
Mixed

A chamber ensemble performing ragas, the classical music of North India, on sarode, a plucked lute, and tabla hand drums. Music with its roots in the court ensembles of the Mughal empire, established in the West by the great maestros Ali Akbar Khan and Ravi Shankar. Featuring David Trasoff (sarode), a senior student of Ali Akbar Khan acclaimed for his performances in India and the United States, and Abhiman Kaushal (tabla), former accompanist to Ravi Shankar. Regional, national, international touring. Lecture-demonstrations and workshops for all age levels.

News

04.26.2013

David Trasoff was appointed as the 2012 Gordain Patel Distinguished Visiting Professor of Indian Music Studies at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. He is the first Western performer of Indian classical music to receive the appointment.