On the occasion of the last day of the All-India Crafts Mela, Shilparamam is presenting a percussion recital by P Jayabhaskar & group, on 31st December. With Jayabhaskar on the mridangam, Ramachandrudu on the dolu, B Janardhan on the ghatam, B Ravi on the morsing and P Nanda Kumar on the violin, the evening starts with a recital of Vatapi Ganapathim, followed by a Pallavi and some solo items, jugalbandi, and finally the Tillana.
Peravali Jayabhaskar learned mridangam in the gurukula system from Dr. Yella Venkateshwara Rao, since the age of 9. An A-staff artiste of the All-India Radio, Jayabhaskar has performed solo, and also accompanied music stalwarts such as Dr. Mangalampalli Bala Muralikrishna, T Shankara Narayanan and Madurai T N Seshagopalan at various prestigious venues like the Madras Music Academy and Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan. He performed for the National Orchestra of the All-India Radio, New Delhi, for 8 years, and has also composed music for special compositions of Kuchipudi duo Raja & Radha Reddy.
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 or P Jaya Bhaskar at 99495-90551 for further details.