Monday, September 22, 2008

Jane man jane man : S J Prasanna

During my recent visit to Bangalore i happened to meet S J Prasanna, known as 'ONE MAN SHOW'. This young music director does not require any introduction in many states of India and abroad. I feel very fortunate to be with him for almost 2 hours.
His unique feature lies in not only playing ten different instruments of different kinds, but also playing SIX instruments at a time. He has won the prestigious 'ARYABHATA AWARD 2006' for his outstanding service in instrumental music. In 2007 he was honoured with 'CHANAKYA ACHIEVER' and 'JAY PRAKASH NARAYAN'Awards for excellence in music. He is also a recipient of 'RASHTRA RATHNA','VIVEK NIDHI', 'SARVARNA KARNATAKA RATHNA' and many more...
He is a founder and principal of 'VEENA SCHOOL OF INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC'.
Prasanna was very keen on organising a grand show on Harmonicas , where he intends all harmonica players from different parts of country to be on one platform performing for peace and love. His smiling face justifies his name Prasanna.
The members of harmonica club of Gujarat wish you a grand success in your career as a music director and will also look forward to have a very long term association to make this tiny instrument known to the world again.

Aha rimzim ke ye Pyaare Pyaare



Good playing Prasanna Avarey. In Kannada AVAREY means ' jee' in Hindi.
I have an observation. You have shaken the right hand very violently which is not required sir.
I would like to meet you & we can discuss about the improvisation. I will tell you certain techniques of playing without straining much and at the same time giving an excellent reverberating effect. I will tell you in person about these salient features.

Of course you are a music director of repute I am not teaching you anything Prasanna avarey. Please dont misunderstand me.

Thakor said...

Prasanna ji

I am T D Joshi, Harmonica Player from Vadodara. I have listened to your songs. Wah! Kya Bajaate Ho Yaar! Hum to Fida Ho Gaye. (Wow how wonderful you play I have become your fan my dear) Keep it up Have an Excellent time

T D Joshi

amjadkhan786 said...

good playing....learnt lot from u..hope to hear more from u. amjad khan. vadodara, gujarat

Ram said...

Prasanna ji is my guru. I learnt harmonica from him - Ramakrishna.

Ram said...

S J Prasanna is my Guru. I learnt harmonica and sax from him.