Late Pt. Kaviraj Ashutosh Bhattacharya ("Ashu-Babu")

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Guru-ji leading a tabla lesson in 1995

The last photo of Ashu-Babu

Commonly used promotional photo of Guru-ji during the 50s - his "golden years".

Guru-ji and his Guru-jis

The Guru-Parivar (Guru-family) - an early photo of Pt. Kishan Maharaj, Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji and Guru-ji

Guru-ji's "Ustad", Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji

Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji and Guru-ji

A very early photo of Guru-ji with his first Guru (of pakhawaj), Pt. Ram Nath Mishra-ji, along with sarod and sitar players (names unknown)

Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji offers pranam to Saraswati-Maa at the yearly Basant Panchami (Saraswati Puja) concert in Guru-ji's home

Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji demonstrating one-handed tabla rhythms on Basant Panchami as Pt. Ravi Shankar looks on enthralled

Great Jugalbandis

Guru-ji, U. Ali Akbar Khan, Pt. Nikhil Banerjee and Pt. Mahapurush Mishra - a still shot from the Bengali film "Surer Pyaasi"

"That concert" - Pt. Kanthe Maharaj-ji, U. Ali Akbar Khan, U. Allauddin Khan, Pt. Nikhil Banerjee and Guru-ji, with a young Aashish Khan on tamboura - Kolkata 1952

Guru-ji, U. Ali Akbar Khan and Pt. Nikhil Banerjee

More Concerts

Guru-ji accompanying U. Ali Akbar Khan

Guru-ji performing tabla solo accompanied by Pt. Ram Nath Mishra on sarangi

Guru-ji accompanying U. Mushtaq Ali Khan

Childhood Friends - Pt. Ravi Shankar

Riaz (Practice)

Pt. Kishan Maharaj, Pt. Ravi Shankar, U. Ali Akbar Khan and Guru-ji

Guru-ji accompanying Pt. Ravi Shankar

Guru-ji and Pt. Ravi Shankar, close friends since their school days, together in Guru-ji's home

Guru-ji doing his riaz at home


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