Sil, born in a music-loving family, Calcutta, India, makes
a very rare combinations, having academic qualifications,
as well as proficiency in performances in Indian Classical
Music in Tabla, Khole, Pakhawaz etc.
an impressionable age of five he went to learn Tabla at
the feet of his Guru Pt. Sohan Lal Mishra, a respected maestro
of Thumri and Tabla belonging to the famous Benaras Gharana.
After a long training at the tender age of eighteen he tied
the knot under the kind guidance of the world-famed Tabla
Maestro Pt. Ananda Gopal Bandopadhyay with full dedication.
is Master of Arts (Tabla) from Rabindra Bharati University.
He became a successful soloist as well as a sought after
accompanist. He handles recordings with equal case.
Classical Music is an on-the-spot creation within the framework
of a raga. Providing accompaniment for a pre-composed item
is totally different from that of a spontaneous improvisation.
Here the mood of the artiste reigns supreme. The supporting
artiste has to understand the psyche of the musicians as
well as the requirement of the moment. Based on this the
accompanist decised to provide wither subdued support or
one to one dialogue or to give absolutely thrilling display
of his taleem, riyaaz and talent.
and his Tabla have all these characteristics in abundances.