Configuring Zoom for Online Tabla Lessons

(Last update - May 26, 2021)

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have shifted to teaching (and learning) online. If you are using Zoom on a computer or tablet, you will need to make some changes to the…

Announcing the Summer Tabla Workshop Scholarship 2017!

It gives me great pleasure to announce that for the third year in a row, a scholarship is available for this year's annual summer tabla workshop! Thanks to a generous donor, the scholarship will cover the $350 tuition fee for…

RIVERS is here!

RIVERS is finally here! I'm so happy to finally be able to share this recording with you. It's available for purchase on CD or as a digital download right here, as well as on iTunes, Amazon, and…

Rivers - Coming Soon!

I'm happy to report that, as planned, Rivers has been recorded this past December 29 and 30 at Number 9 Audio in Toronto, with George Koller on dilruba, and sound engineer Bernie Cisternas! We're in the process of finalizing the…

The Album Cover!

The Rivers cover photo is especially meaningful to me, as it is a composite of two photos that I took myself. This is an idea that I've had for a long time, and to see it finally come together is…

New album!

Dear friends, 

I am excited to announce that I will soon be recording my first traditional solo tabla album, RIVERS! This will be a full-length tabla solo, in the style of the Benares gharana; a rhythmic journey to Varanasi…

Spring Tour to England, Wales, and France

This past May, I was fortunate to have a few performances and workshops booked in Europe! 

Nottingham - home of Robin Hood!

First stop - Nottingham, UK, where I gave a couple of workshops at the University…

New Band, New Album!

Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure of collaborating with guitarist Tim Brady for an annual series of creative music-making and improvisation workshops called the Symphonie du Sud-Ouest. We just completed our eighth season; wow! We’ve…

Ground / Terre West Coast Tour

This spring, I was fortunate to head out on a short tour to Western Canada with pianist Xenia Pestova. We performed a programme of new music for tabla, toy piano, harmonium, and piano in Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, and Gabriola Island…