To mark the first year of this mutually joyous journey, a special online event has been planned on 26 June 26, 2021. At this event, children from all these locations would come together to sing along with Jayashri and her team.
His ability to embrace different styles and merge with artistes of varied genres across the canvass within and outside the country has indeed earned him a huge follower base
He is an ocean of knowledge. It all depends on you. How much and what all you pick. His commendable musical performance, well-knit strategic teaching and caring personality make him a cut above others.
He will go the full distance to bring out the best in a student and also provide the necessary opportunities.
His openness and inclusiveness of anything that is musical without any bias or predilection, his deep sensitivity and allegiance to aesthetics, his ever-flowing desire to share his knowledge to all and his ability to see any and all his disciples as his gifts him a pedestal much higher than his peers.
Guruji is, undoubtedly, a purist having been born and brought up in a deep-rooted traditional atmosphere.
His peers are known for their particular speciality as artistes. In contrast, Guru TVG is such a chameleon of divine music, that you almost think he is someone else every day. And when he is with you, he is your favourite friend.
He is someone who is with you all the time whether you are with him leaning or you are away.
Jayashri has decided to join hands with Milaap to create awareness about this project and also help bring in contributors for this cause.
Daanam (giving) of his limitless knowledge to all his sishyas with love and affection stands him out in the crowd.
Through my music, I want to show to the world at large a new world. The idea is to reach out to people in so many ways and mould the sensibilities of a whole new generation. Music makes you more sensitive to the people around you, Aruna says.
In this modern day when `stressed-out' youngsters and `tired-out' elders make a beeline for yoga classes, Bombay Jayashri feels music can come in handy to play the `ache-reliever' act to perfection.
The rivers of India are considered holy because they have not only provided physical sustenance or fostered culture but have nurtured spirituality. The evidence for such inner nourishment is seen in the outpourings of bhakti from the innumerable composers who have lived on their banks.
There should at least be one new kiriti in a concert. Introduce a new one and make it old. Concert full of rare ragas will not appeal to the audience. A judicious combination of all should be there in a concert.
Time just flew, commented an young girl coming out of the two-and-a-half hour concert of Bombay Jayashri for Mylapore Fine Arts Club on December 24, 2019.
Come Marghazi, the gentle music of MLV will float in the morning air as the temples around the city play her Tiruppavai cassettes, bringing new freshness to the mind, body and the entire atmosphere. Indeed, the rendition of Thiruppavi was one of her greatest contributions to the cause of spreading divinity among masses through simple and pristine music.
. It is the responsibility of a teacher to teach students according to their ability and help them in understanding the nuances of Carnatic music. Sangeetham should have Sukham and Sowkhyam. There should be Azutham (depth) in sangeetham.
What is the most essential quality of a professional musician? Sense of proportion, integrity, sincerity, conviction … Well, their answers reflect a sense of genuineness and feeling of responsibility. Indeed, they are a refreshing breed of youngsters. They have secular views on other forms of music.
What was mesmerizing for me was the childish glee with which Khan Saheb narrated incidents from his childhood times.
``To cut the story short, the moment she asked me to visit her and the moment I stepped in to her house, I felt a strong love as if I know her for many life times. It was a blessing that she agreed to teach me and showered so much love upon me. I owe every swaras to her. Every single note belongs to her,’’ he says
``Through the notes and the melody, we wish for good health and wellbeing for the world, '' says senior Carnatic vocalist Bombay Jayashri Ramnath.
A darling of the audience, Aruna Sairam never lets her die-hard fans leave her concert unhappy. Time without number she had done this. Her concert for Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha on December 19, 2019 was no different.
The 10th Indira Sivasailam Endowment medal was bestowed upon leading Carnatic music exponent Dr. Pantula Rama at the annual Indira Sivasailam Endowment Concert here recently.
Bombay Jayashri, a disciple of violinist late Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award by the Centre. In all, 102 have been chosen for the Padma awards