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BAAK - A duet featuring Maestro Brent Arnold on (Electroacoustic Cello) and Virtuoso Aditya Kalyanpur (Tabla)

Tabla drums and cello are a surprising combination, but Aditya Kalyanpur and Brent Arnold clicked together effortlessly since their first collaboration in 2017. As a duo they create music with a cinematic sense of mood and drama, the tight interplay of Indian classical music and jazz, and a seamless blending of acoustic resonances with otherworldly electronic manipulations.

Aditya Kalyanpur

Tabla virtuoso Aditya Kalyanpur - one of the leading Tabla players in the world, tours the world playing with the top level of Indian classical musicians. He was a child prodigy, has worked with greats like A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Shankar Mahadevan, Pandit Jasrajji, Larry Coryell, George Brooks, Kenwood Denard, as well as pop and rock artists from Katy Perry to Keith Richards. He founded the New England School Of Music in Boston along with the Shyamal Music Foundation in Mumbai

Brent Arnold

Brent Arnold has released two albums of solo cello music, created the cello music for the show Louie, and is a founding member of Ghost Quartet with Dave Malloy. He has worked with artists including the Antlers, Reggie Watts, Eyvind Kang, Filastine, Baby Copperhead and Lullabies for Falling Empires. He studied with violinist Michael White (Pharoah Sanders, John Handy) and cellist Walter Grey (Kronos Quartet).