Oswestry SY11 1LF
Indian Slide Guitar
Born in the family of music lovers, Manish was introduced to Indian classical music by his mother. He started his initial training in Indian slide guitar from Late Shri Vishnu Walivadekar of Indore. He is one of the senior disciples of the Legendary Sitar player, Ustad Shahid Parvez of Itawa Gharana.
Manish is amongst the few leading Indian slide guitar players of India. He has performed in major music festivals in India, and also showcased his talent in countries like Spain, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, France, Germany, China, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, Belgium and Switzerland.
Manish was invited to conduct Lecture demonstrations on Indian slide guitar and Indian classical music by University of Tokyo, Japan in November 2016.
Manish has won many accolades performing traditional Indian classical music concerts and also collaborated with International Music Maestros like Saxophone legend George Brooks, Blues Singer and Guitar player, Michael Messer, and French Music composer Hector Zazou. His album CALL OF THE BLUES with Michael Messer was leading the Transglobal world music chart for three consecutive months. It was also on iTunes number one album in UK for two months. Manish has collaborated with Frementle Orchestra, Perth, and has been part of the Festival of Canning 2014.
Manish is also into teaching Indian slide guitar to students in India. He has more than 35 online students all over the world.
Manish has been awarded with the title ‘Surmani’, and is also honoured by the WORLD BOOK OF RECORDS, for his matchless contribution to the world of Indian slide guitar.
Manish is a qualified Sound engineer, from Film and TV institute of India, Pune. And worked as a Sound Engineer on films like ‘Life of Pi’, ‘Eat Pray Love’, ‘Basmati Blues’ etc. He also worked on the TV series SATYAMEV JAYATE as a sound engineer.
With his knowledge of sound and Music, he also is frequently invited to film schools like DIGITAL ACADEMY, Mumbai, SYMBIOSIS, Pune, and VINSAN ACADEMY OF FILM AND MEDIA, Goa, for lectures on Music and Film sound.
MANISH WILL ALSO BE DOING A WORKSHOP IN CLASSICAL INDIAN MUSIC FROM 2PM ON THE SAME DAY.
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Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry on Sunday 15 October 2017
Doors Open at 6:30PM
Starts at 7:00PM
Ticket Price: £10.00*
*booking fee applies
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