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Concert highlights from Guitar Prasanna Trio (2019)


Published: 27 Mar 2020

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Comprising frontman and guitarist Prasanna, bass phenomenon Mohini Dey and Surinamese master drummer Harvey Wirht, Guitar Prasanna Trio are celebrated for its genre-hopping style, which blends classical Indian Carnatic music with jazz, metal, blues and funk. 

In this exclusive video of their concert at Esplanade, expect fiery displays of virtuosity as the trio performs hits from Prasanna’s iconic albums Be the Change (2004), Electric Ganesha Land (2006), and All Terrain Guitar (2016).  

Appearing together for the first time ever, Guitar Prasanna Trio performed at Esplanade Recital Studio on 15 November 2019. 

Prasanna has performed and recorded with Grammy-winning artists such as Esperanza Spalding, Victor Wooten, and Joe Lovano. Aside from Pandit Ravishankar and A.R. Rahman, he is also the only other Indian composer to have scored an Oscar-winning film.

Mohini Dey is currently one of the most well-known young bassists in the world. The Indian bass sensation has performed with an array of superstars from Steve Vai and A.R. Rahman to Alex Lifeson of Rush and Zakir Hussain.

Harvey Wirht has played alongside renowned artists such as Harry Belafonte, Gino Sitson, and Mallika Zara. The Surinamese drummer has also performed at notable occasions including President Obama’s Peace Ball and the Nobel Peace Prize event.

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