The mellifluous voice of Kaushiki Chakrabarty in an ‘old clip’

A beautiful example on YouTube of the mellifluous voice of Kaushiki (Desikan-)Chakrabarty, she must be very young here. Ajoy Chakrabarty – her father and also her guru – explains and plays harmonium. Yogesh Samsi is playing tabla. HOME Tweet

Kaushiki sings in Brussels, June 24th 2011

Kaushiki / Photo by Daniel Zafir (click on photo to enlarge) Best news I’ve heard this week: Kaushiki Chakrabarty will sing on June 24th in Brussels :)) in the Palais des Beaux-Arts/Paleis voor de Schone Kunsten. Ahum… anyone in Holland … Continue reading

German radio WDR3 portrays phenomenal ragasinger Kaushiki Desikan Chakrabarty

On tuesday 23 November 2010 at 23.05 PM German public radiostation WDR3 portrays phenomenal 30-year old (and my favourite) ragasinger Kaushiki Desikan Chakrabarty from Calcutta. Kaushiki in 2010 Earlier, on 10 November 2010 WDR3 devoted a radio evening on Kaushiki, … Continue reading

WDR3 live-radiobroadcast ragaconcert Kaushiki 10 November 2010 in Bielefeld

Her voice and music are breathtaking and soultouching and of a heartbreaking beauty, to put it mildly. Kaushiki sings raag Multani in Amsterdam, 2007 In the past couple of years I’ve tried to tell about Kaushiki’s extraordinary musical powers in … Continue reading

Recensies : Kumar Bose / Swapan Chaudhuri / Anindo Chatterjee / Ulhas Kashalkar / Kaushiki Chakrabarty

Hier zijn drie van mijn cd-reviews voor Mixed No.1, verschenen in de zomer van 2007. Van het label Sense World Music bespreek ik albums van Kumar Bose (tabla), Swapan Chaudhuri (tabla), Anindo Chatterjee (tabla), Ulhas Kashalkar (zang) en Kaushiki Chakrabarty … Continue reading

Kaushiki Chakrabarty – Een vocaal wonder uit India (artikel uit 2007)

In april 2007 gaf de jonge Indiase zangeres Kaushiki Chakrabarty in Nederland en BelgiĆ« een serie concerten. Vlak voor de start van deze tournee sprak ik in Amsterdam met deze winnares van de BBC World Music Award 2005 (voor haar … Continue reading

Kaushiki Chakrabarty radio-special, 25 July 2009, with me as studio guest

Hey, that picture… looks like… is it…?… YES! …it’s Kaushiki-ji !! On Saturday 25 July 2009, dutch national channel Radio 6 featured a special on Kaushiki Chakrabarty in VPRO’s world music programme De Wandelende Tak. The programme’s host Walter Slosse … Continue reading

PRE-LAUNCH new album Kaushiki Chakrabarty in Wereldmineralen Sat. 8 November 2008

On Saturday 8 november 2008 my monthly edition of Radio 6-saturday morning programme Wereldmineralen features a WORLD PREMIERE broadcast of Kaushiki Chakrabarty‘s new album Live at Saptak Festival. The Sense World Music label recorded her concert at the prestigious Tweet

Unreleased 2004 recital Kaushiki Chakrabarty on Belgian Radio 21 sept. 2008 22.00-00.05 (dutch time)

Kaushiki Chakrabarty On 21 september 2008, the Belgian Radio 2 hour-programme Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) features Indian classical music by some of my favourite top artists in North Indian hindusthani music, with an unreleased recital by ragasinger Kaushiki Chakrabarty. … Continue reading

Kaushiki Chakrabarty in World Routes Sat. 6 sept. 2008, BBC Radio 3

Kaushiki Chakrabarty  This year’s spring I reported in a blog on the Darbar Festival 2008 in Leicester that I considered Kaushiki Chakrabarty’s breathtaking concert as the festival’s absolute highlight. When renowned music journalist/radio producer Jameela Siddiqi Tweet