Pt. Vibhav Nageshkar
Born in 1955 in Mumbai, Vibhav started learning Tabla playing at the tender age of 5 from his father Pandit Pandharinath Nageshkar. He belongs to the traditional Laliana Gharana of the great Ustad Amir Husein Khan.
Vibhav had his first public performance at the age of 18, and since then he has been performing all over India and abroad, in different prestigious music conferences. At the age of 21, he became an “A” Grade solo performer at AIR Mumbai. He has bagged awards such as Tal – Mani, Vallemma Tabla award.
He has accompanied Smt. Zarin Daruwala, Pandit D.K.Datar, Vijay Raghav Rao, Shahid Parvez, Ustad Niyaz Ahmad Khan, Smt. Rohini Bhate, Buddhaditya Mukerjee, etc. Vibhav is always remembered by the audiences for his creativity and laykari. At present, he is the tabla tutor in the University of Mumbai.