Concert Calendar

Phil Scarff

Phil Scarff

Phil Scarff of Natraj

Saxophonist Phil Scarff of Natraj tours India, Jan 2015 Indian Classical Concerts in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Goa, Bhubaneswar, Chandrapur In January 2015, acclaimed Boston, USA, saxophonist Phil Scarff presents concerts of North Indian classical (Hindustani) music in a multi-city concert tour of India. This tour includes solo recitals with tabla and jugalbandi (collaborations) with renowned shehnai exponent Pt. Shailesh Bhagwat (senior disciple of Bismillah Khan) and sitarist Sahana Banerjee. On performances Jan 16-22 and 22-31, Scarff will be joined by tabla master Bhushan Parchure, who trained with Alla Rakha and Zakir Hussain, and has thrilled audiences throughout India and Europe. Fri, Jan 16, Mumbai: Shivaji Park Nagarik Sangh, Shivaji Park, Veer Savarkar Road, Dadar W, Mumbai 400028. 5:30PM, free adm. Hosted by Shivaji Park Nagarik Sangh and Khayal Trust. 99202-23793. Sat, Jan 17, Mumbai: Nehru Centre, Hall of Harmony, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400018. 6:30PM. Jugalbandi with Pt. Shailesh Bhagwat. Hosted by Udayan Cultural Organisation, adm. Rs200, Udayan members free, 22-2351-0809, 22-2352-4261. Sun, Jan 18, Mumbai: Willingdon Club, Keshav Rao Khadye Marg, Tardeo, Mumbai 400034, 8:30PM. Members and their guests only. Featuring a mix of jazz, fusion, and Hindustani music. Thurs, Jan 22, Pune: Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, 495, Near Shaniwar Wada, Appa Balwant Chowk, Mehunpura, Shaniwar Peth, Pune, 411030. 6:30PM, free adm. Jugalbandi with Sahana Banerjee. 20-2445-0795, www.gandharvapune.com. Fri, Jan 23, Bengaluru: Bangalore International Centre, TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage, Bengaluru, KA 560071. 6pm tea, 6:30pm concert, free adm. With tabla artist Gurumoorthy Vaidya. http://www.bicentre.org, 80-2535-9680, pronab@teri.res.in Sat, Jan 24, Goa: Shree Ganapati Temple, Ponda-Panaji Highway, Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa. 7:00PM, free adm. Jugalbandi with Pt. Shailesh Bhagwat. Sun, Jan 25, Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Club, Ganga Nagar, Bhubaneshwar, OD 751001. 9:00PM, members and their guests only. Jugalbandi with Pt. Shailesh Bhagwat. 674-239-2211. http://www.bbsrclub.com Mon, Jan 26, Bhubaneswar: Indira Gandhi Park, opp State Secretariat, Bhubaneswar. 5:00PM, free adm. Jugalbandi with Pt. Shailesh Bhagwat.. hosted by Bhubaneswar Music Circle. bhubaneswarmusic@yahoo.co.in, 94370-30601. Sat, Jan 31, Chandrapur: Hirai Sangeet Mahotsav. 7:00PM, free adm.