Talavya: Tabla ecstasy

http://inktalks.com Talavya, a tabla ensemble founded by Pt. Divyang Vakil, translates classical tabla into a contemporary artform that everyone, across ages and cultures, can appreciate in one of INK’s favorite performances. From L to R: Kaumil Shah, Rahul Shrimali, Rushi Vakil, Sahil Patel and Heena Patel. ABOUT INK: INKtalks are personal narratives that get straight to the heart of issues in 18 minutes or less. We are committed to capturing and sharing breakthrough ideas, inspiring stories and surprising perspectives–for free! Watch an INKtalk and meet the people who are designing the future–now. http://INKtalks.com ABOUT TALAVYA: Globe-trotting percussion ensemble Talavya bring tabla to the center stage, distilling its age-old classical spirit and practice into a high-energy, highly accessible performance. Composed by music maestro Pandit Divyang Vakil, the quartet of Rushi Vakil, Kaumil Shah, Sahil Patel and Rahul Shrimali with accompaniment by Heena Patel moves between rousing peaks and smooth meditative passages, revealing the colours of tabla. For more info: http://www.inktalks.com/people/talavya