Can you name a few personalities associated with Tabla?

Can you name a few personalities associated with Tabla?

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Rashi Gupta asked July 12, 2016

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nikita July 12, 2016

Tabla is a difficult but widely popular percussion instrument and over period of years has shifted foot to western world from India. An instrument that was only mastered by Indian percussionists has rubbed off its charm on instrumental players from other countries and some famous tabla maestros are- 
 
Tabla players from India: 

  • Ustad Alla Rakha  
  • Ustad Zakir Hussain 
  • Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri 
  • Fazal Qureshi  
  • Dr. Michael Lewis 
  • Suphala Patankar 
  • Jas Ahluwalla 

 
Tabla players from America: 

  • Benjy Wertheimer 
  • Tim Witter 
  • Jeffrey Rodgers 
  • Vincent Pierce 

 
Tabla players from Japan: 

  • U-zhaan (Hironori Yuzawa) 
  • Ayako Ikeda 

 
Tabla players from Australia: 

  • Glen Kniebeiss 
  • Shen Flindell 
  • Sam Evans 

 
Tabla player from Europe:  

  • Pete Lockett  

 
Tabla is gradually becoming a widely acclaimed instrument.  

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