North Indian classical music featuring flute and tabla. More artists are available for larger ensembles including: sitar, sarod, violin, vocal and more. Fusion, light/semi classical, thumri, bollywood and more are options for events!!
Perfect for Indian weddings and cultural events. Also very popular for yoga centers, or people who just love Indian classical music!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 20 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Hindi, Bengali
What to Expect
Beautiful and authentic Indian music and unique artistic fusion of world music. The live performances are masterful and compelling, entirely with acoustic live instruments. Great for dinners, cocktail hours, ceremonies, both outdoor and indoor events, weddings, festivals and private gatherings.
Eric Fraser is an exponent of a unique vocal style of North-Indian flute playing and has been learning intensively through annual trips to Kolkata, India from his guru Pandit Gopal Roy since 2003. Eric's playing rings with authenticity and pure tone, imbibing the soul of Indian classical music. He is also a co-founder and board member of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, an award winning artists collective.
Eric is a Fulbright senior research scholar for Indian music and has performed with renowned maestros of Indian music including Pandit Krishna Bhatt, Pandit Ramesh Mishra, Steve Gorn and Bollywood composer A.R Rahman at Carnegie Hall, including radio performances (NPR morning edition and WKCR New York). He has a diverse background playing for Indian classical dance, as well as in projects ranging from Jazz, World, India and more. A founding member of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, Eric's involvement in the musical community is far reaching. Aside from playing Indian classical flute, Eric is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music therapist (MA, MT-BC).
Additional Booking Notes
Can provide sound system at an extra cost!
Basic PA systems are fine for our set up.
Influences & Inspiration
Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan, Ashla Bosle, Zakir Hussain, Kishori Amonkar, Thumri, Ghazal
New York City, NY
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