Sitar Rhapsody with Chirag and Friends
Sitar Rhapsody is a World fusion band led by ace Sitarist Chirag Katti, who is also the primary composer of the band.
Chirag Katti, fondly called as ‘Sitar Vaadan ka Naya Chirag’ (a new star in the field of sitar), is one of the most gifted and talented musician, whose youthful exuberance and persona is well expressed through his music.
Trained under his father Pt.Shashank Katti, Chirag is an 'A' grade artist of All India Radio and a recipient of the prestigious ‘Surmani’ award.He is one of the youngest musicians to record and release not one but two albums by Saregama HMV, the oldest and most prestigious record label in India and has been billed by them as one of the youngest sitar maestro of India.
About Sitar Rhapsody:
Essentially, it is a fusion ensemble that blends compositions based on Indian Classical music played through Sitar, to create a unique, classy contemporary sound, that is not only engaging but also hi-energy. The band features some of the finest young musicians on the World music scene in India, including keyboardist Dharmesh Maru, Bassist Manas Chouwdhary, Jigar Shah on Drums and Rupak Dhamankar on Tabla. Saxophonist I.D. Rao is also featured in some of their concerts, to bring in the rare jugalbandi between a Western and Indian melodic instrument.
Dharmesh Maru - Keyboards
Rupak Dhamankar - Tabla/Percussions
Jigar Shah - Drums
I D Rao - Saxophone/Flute
Manas Choudhary - Bass Guitar
SITAR RHAPSODY (Chirag Katti) performance showreel HD
Royal Opera House, Mathew Rd, Opera House, Girgaon, Opera House, Girgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400004, India