Balaram Hajra :: Dhol Magician
Remembering Balaram Hajra, the dhol wizard who passed away on April 10, 2018. Recipient of numerous awards, the dhol maestro was an extraordinary musician who could practically make his beats "talk". This video was shot at Rabindra Bharati University on the final day of a workshop on folk instruments of North Bengal organized by the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre .
Date : March 31, 2014
Location : Rabindra Bharati University, Jorasanko Campus, Kolkata, West Bengal
Duration : 2m 3s
Instruments used : Dhol, kansha
Source : Live recording
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Subject : Balaram Hajra, Dhol, North Bengal