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Rakesh Chaurasia, (born 10 January 1971 in Prayagraj), is an Indian flautist, who plays the bansuri, an Indian bamboo flute.[1][2] He is the nephew of flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia.[3][4]

Rakesh Chaurasia
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Rakesh Chaurasia at Pune
Background information
GenresHindustani classical music
Occupation(s)flautist
InstrumentsBansuri
Websitewww.rakeshchaurasia.com

He was awarded 'Indian of the Year 2017.[5]

DiscographyEdit

  • Call of Krishna – 2003
  • Call of Krishna 2 – 2005
  • Dor – 2006
  • Call of Shiva – 2007
  • Call of the Divine – 2013
  • Rupak Kulkarni and Rakesh Chaurasia – Raga Kirwani
  • Talvin Singh and Rakesh Chaurasia – Vira (2002), Sona Rupa UK/Navras Records [6]
  • Abhijit Pohankar and Rakesh Chaurasia – Tranquility (2001), Sona Rupa Records

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Renowned musicians at Pune's event". The Times of India. 2 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Teen Prahar, classical music festival for peace Published: Wednesday". DNA. 24 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Striking the right note". The Hindu. 3 April 2003.
  4. ^ "Tuneful tips: Rakesh Chaurasia". The Hindu. 17 August 2004.
  5. ^ "Brands Academy Organized Mega Event "Indian of the Year" - New Delhi".
  6. ^ "Talvin Singh & Rakesh Chaurasia - Vira". Discogs.

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