Satyaki Dutta is a well-trained Sarod player. Sarod is a North Indian Classical Instrument originating from the lute family with its immediate predecessor in the Rabab from Afghanistan. It is a fretless melodic instrument with eight main strings and fifteen additional sympathetic strings. Satyaki represents the Sarod Gharana of Shahjahanpur. He had the privilege to learn from the legendary Sarod maestro of Senia Shahjahanpur Gharana Padmabhushan Pandit Buddhadev DasGupta and also took his initial lessons from Sri Panab Naha. Currently, he is continuing his musical pursuit under Sitar virtuoso Pandit Sugato Nag and Ustad Irfan Muhammad Khan, the doyen of Lucknow Shahjahanpur Gharana. Satyaki holds a PhD degree in Pure Mathematics from Stony-Brook University and resides in the Westchester County in New York.
North Indian Classical Instrumental
Scarsdale, NY, USA