K. Sridhar

Posted 2013-08-12

Sarod player K. Sridhar started learning from Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar at age five so in spite of being of south indian origin he is thoroughly trained in the Dhrupad tradition. He has toured all over the globe and has lived for long stretches of time in France, Great Britain and U.S. He has a lot of recordings and has visited Sweden on several occaisons. He has done three own albums on Country & Eastern and is a guest soloist together with Don Cherry on the “Live in Frankfurt” album by the Bitter Funeral Beer Band. He is also the tanpura player on our albums with Z.M. Dagar: Raag Malkauns, Raag Gangeyabushan and Mishra Bhairavi on sitar. Sridhar stays currently in Stroud in England.
Here he plays Raag Madhuvanti with Maruti Kurdekar on tabla in a concert at the Ethnographic Museum in Stockholm in September 2001

and here in a Hindustani-Karnatic Jugalbandi with his brother violin K. Shivakumar and Shyam Venkataraman added.

all records with K. Sridhar

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Pictures from 1968,young Sridhar absorbing the music of Rahimuddin Dagar and with his sarod