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Cello and tabla drums is a surprising combination that fits together with ease in the hands of Brent Arnold and Aditya Kalyanpur. 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.

Mumbai-based tabla virtuoso  Aditya Kalyanpur  tours the world playing with the top level of Indian classical musicians. He was a child prodigy, studying tabla with the highest masters Alla Rakha and Zakir Hussain, and 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.

Mumbai-based tabla virtuoso Aditya Kalyanpur tours the world playing with the top level of Indian classical musicians. He was a child prodigy, studying tabla with the highest masters Alla Rakha and Zakir Hussain, and 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 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).

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).