Deepak Ram is a versatile artist who is well known for his evocative performances in traditional North Indian (Hindustani) Classical Music, his collaborations with musicians of other genres, his innovative compositions and for his excellence as a teacher.
Deepak Ram's first love is north Indian classical music. Indeed, he is an accomplished soloist.
He is a delightful and captivating performer, combining technical mastery with personal charm. He has performed in the United States of America (where he is currently based), South Africa, India, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Austria, Germany, Lebanon, Turkey and Holland and had the honor of accompanying his teacher, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, in Geneva, London and Paris.
Deepak's knowledge of both Indian and western traditions is evident in his compositions which range from pieces for jazz groups, western flute quartets (flute, violin, viola and cello), choral works and ballets to orchestral pieces. His last work 'SURYA' for classical guitar and bansuri, commissioned by the award-winning guitarist Mesut Özgen was premiered at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Deepak is currently working on music for bansuri and string quartet.
SANJAY JHALLA - TABLA
Sanjay Jhalla is a UK based tabla player who has played with many of the leading Indian classical musicians. He is a disciple of Pt Anindo Chatterjee after initially learning from the late Pt Manikrao Popatkar. He has been a popular accompanist due to his sensitive and aesthetic approach.