This post is the third in the series of #ListenToSing for Riyazers to listen and learn from good singing and knowledge of the legendary musicians from Indian classical music traditions.
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is a name that needs no introduction! He is a phenomenon that took the Hindustani world by storm. His contributions to the tradition will be cherished and remembered forever by the rasikas. The “Bharat Ratna”, the highest civilian award of India, shined further when Government of India accorded it to him in 2009.
Here is a rare video of him talking about his journey. Do not miss the mesmerising rendition of “Sakhi Shyam Nahi Aaye” with a dose of signature taans towards the end!
Do comment on what you’ve learnt and how you felt after listening to him 🙂