Can you name few famous Indian Drummer ?
A number of Indians have taken drumming to new heights. India has produced a diverse range of drummers who play different instruments to perfection. So of these are :
Zakir Hussain: An Indian Tabla Player, Zakir Hussain is one of the most famous drummers in the world. He is revered for his exponential talent and his ingenuity. Born on March 9, 1951, Zakir Hussain is an Indian Tabla Player and a musical producer who has performed all over the world. Hussain plays Hindustani Classical Music, Jazz Fusion and World Music to perfection. Awarded Padma Shri in 1988, Zakir Hussain has presented Indian drumming styles to the world. He has been awarded National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship, the highest award given by US to traditional artists and musicians.
Sivamani: A Percussionist from Chennai, Sivamani plays a number of instruments and has special expertise in drumming.While he has performed at a number of concerts and is also known for sharing centre stage with Billy Cobham, the man received widespread recognition when he became the lead percussionist for Indian musician A.R. Rahman. Since then he has impressed the world with his refined drumming skills.
Darshan Doshi: A young, enthusiastic drummer, Darshan Doshi is a musician who works with Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy as a rhythmist. He had received recognition when he became the youngest leading drummer of India in 1997. The drummer does live performances for different concerts and live recorded television shows.
Pete Best: Born in Madras, Pete Best is one of the leading Indo – British musician and the original drummer for The Beatles from 1960 – 1962. He played several instruments during his time and achieved popularity because of his soft demeanour. He is also considered to be one of the best drummers in the world.