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Title Name: Taka Dimi Taka Junu... (Audio Cd)
Title Code : CDMM6
Artists: Ghatam Karthick
Price: Rs. 150 /-

Accompanied by

The Ensemble :S.Karthick

Mridangam : Embar S.Kannan

Violin : Palghat K.L.Sreeram

Keyboard, Flute & Vocal :Papanasam S.Sethuraman

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Contents :
  • GURU's GRACE - Nattai
  • ECSTACY - Sallabam
  • MOTHER SAKTHI - Charukesi
  • THE PULSE - Rathipathi Priya
  • ETHNIC FRICTION - Kavadi Chindu
  • CADENCE - Tiruppugazh
  • TRIBUTE - Medley
Profile :
Dr. 'Ghatam' KARTHICK is one of the shining star artistes on his captivating clay pot instrument. His creative originality, distinct stage-presence, vibrant virtuosity, nimble fingers and a nimbler mind have all made him a most sought after percussionist in Indian Classical Carnatic Music. Karthick has shared the stage with almost all top artists of the day and has been featured in many respected festivals and many recordings. A prime disciple of Grammy Award winning Ghatam Maestro, Padmasri Sri.T.H. Vikku Vinayakram and Ghatam Wizard Sri. T.H.Subash Chandran, Dr. Karthick has travelled and performed all over the world with his wonder pot even in various prestigious venues like the 'United Nations'.

Dr. 'Ghatam' Karthick leads the Heartbeat Ensemble, a rhythmic melodic extravaganza, highlighting the fine art of improvisation. Press and public all over the world have exceptionally acclaimed the Heartbeat Ensemble. The Group features Karthick's Original compositions and Innovative Creations. Dr. 'Ghatam' Karthick features frequently as one of the most in-demand percussionists in the Indian film industry for top film composers like Ilayaraja, A.R.Rahman and others.

Dr. 'Ghatam' Karthick also collaborates with international artistes and always diversified himself in any innovative ventures resulting in novel concepts in various genres of musical settings such as jazz music and fusion music. As an illustrious student of RKM Vivekananda College, Dr. 'Ghatam' Karthick holds a M.A, M.Phil and PhD majoring in Sanskrit and also has M.A. in Indian Music from the Department of Indian Music, University of Madras. Karthick has given articulate lecture-demonstrations and conducted many outreach events and interactive workshops at various institutions in India & abroad. Dr. 'Ghatam' Karthick has been a recipient of many Titles, Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards. All these facets have earned him a special endearing status in the hearts of musical enthusiasts.

His "Taka Dimi Taka Junu" melody and rhythm oriented ensemble is the first CD album composed and directed by Dr.Karthick was released by mudhra music in 2000.