Bhaddi, Purulia. 6 January 2005. Amulya Kumar, Hari Kumar

Listen to a song from this session
Artist:
Amulya Kumar
Composer:
Uday Karmakar
Form:
Jhumur
Song region:
Purulia


Artist:
Hari Kumar
Composer:
Santosh Mahato
Form:
Jhumur
Song region:
Purulia







This recording session took place in Bhaddi village in Joypur, Purulia. Sudheer Palsane recorded the session on his DV camera, Sukanta Majumdar made audio recordings of the session. The session was mediated by Biswanath Dasgupta, a local theatre activist and organiser of a spring folk festival in the region, Palashmela. The featured artist is Amulya Kumar, senior jhumur artist, who is himself a living archive of jhumur songs. He sings playing the harmonium, Abinash Kalindi plays the dhol. Later in the session Amulya Kumar’s younger son, Hari Kumar sang a few songs.

 

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Written in 2010.