Biography of Tabla Bisharod (PANDIT) SUDARSHAN DAS Tabla Bisharod (Pandit) Sudarshan Das was attracted to the Tabla from his early childhood. His keen interest in the Tabla encouraged him to learn fast and play Tabla using complicated rhythmical patterns and also learn different taals. His marked preference for complicated rhythmic patterns is not only technical skill in itself, but rather ecstatic expression of his act of playing Tabla Bishaord Sudarshan Das received his first lessons from Sri Shymal Dutta. In the last 20 years ago, he has received guidance from the Great Tabla Master Pandit Bijan Chatterjee at SHANTINIKETON (INDIA).
In 1990, he received has first Gold Medel prize in the International Collegiate Oriental Music Composition. In 1992 and 1994 he received 2 (Two) Gold Medels in Dhaka.His career began at the age of 20, with a televised concert which was broadcasted by the All India Doordarshan (TV). Sudarshan Das got the Tabla Diploma from SHANTINIKETON IN BOLPUR IN INDIA. He received his honorary Tabla Bisharod Certificate from NIKIL BHARAT SANGEET NIKETON IN 1998. THE INDIA MINISTRY AND ARTS HAS AWARDED HIM WITH THE 2ND PRIZE IN BENGALURU IN INDIA 2008. Sudarshan Das has performed at International Concerts in India, Bangladesh , Pakistan including Europe and USA.
In Britain he performed at over 100 Concerts, including on the BBC, Channel 4, Sky TV & Phonix Television (Brazil).He is performance in Royal Albert Hall, Barbican, O2 Arena and participation in renowned award programs held in Britain with celebraties singfy the international recognition that he has been bestowed with. Following the passion he is currently teaching the Tabla Playing in Primary and Secondery Schools in London, elevating the position of this instrument in the English Curriculum.
He skifull teaching is proven to be successful in the TOWER HAMLETS, NEWHAM & CAMDEN Borough's schools, as highly appreciated and recognized by the expert educators in music. Furthermore Sudarshan Das has established "TABLA & DHOL ACADEMY " school in East London and is Currently teaching students from multicultural backgrounds.
In 2006, in London, Tabla Pandit Sudarshan Das has Developed a new Tabla Gerena Called "THAMES" , with a composition of radical beats, tempo and pattern.
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