One question that I get asked very often is how to practise bass notes to get a more robust and more rounded voice. In today’s video, I’ll share with you the lesson taught to me by the great Madurai.G.S. Mani Sir when I went to him with the exact same problem.
Some of our best experiences can often be accidental. Once such a happy accident led me and two of my German musical friends to come up with a collaborative piece that went on to become a favourite among our European audiences.
Namaskaram Rasikas, There was a time when I was extremely unhappy with the way I sang. I felt like there was so much I had to offer but my voice wouldn’t allow me to. To remedy this I met many a great trainer. In today’s video let me tell you the story of how I […]
A few months ago (before the coronavirus confined us within the walls of our homes), a very touching incident took place – the chances of that happening were so slim that I believe it was indeed a divine coincidence.
Today let me tell you a story about King Akbar and the great musician, Tansen. From the story, we’ll see that – “why” we do something has a huge role in determining the quality of what we do.
Not just for singers, this way of breathing is helpful for every single person. It might not come naturally straight away but as you keep correcting yourself, eventually you’ll notice that your body has altered its pattern.
In this session, I share with you my fond memories of meeting Dominique Vellard and creating with him – Sources: Devotional Chants of Southern India & Medieval Europe – a project very close to my heart.
Namaskaram Rasikas, Roadblocks should not stop us from continuing on the road to our goals. Even when it might seem like it’s the end of the road for us, if we try long and hard enough, and learn from our mistakes, we can almost always find a way forward. Today’s story is about the time […]