Nikhil Banerjee: Down The Heart Of Sitar
- Author: Swapan Bandyopadhyay
- Publisher: Thema
- ISBN: 9789381703656
This biography, drawing on extensive interviews, contemporary reviews and archival documentation, offers and intimate profile of Nikhil Banerjee, the youngest of the trio of twentieth century masters of the Sitar; following his creative evolution through his close interactions with Ustad Alauddin Khan, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Annapurna Devi, Ustad Vilayat Khan and Ustad Amir Khan. Moving beyond the facts of the master's life, the author provides rare insights into the personal style and the baaj that he had developed for himself, and extensive documentation of Nikhil Banerjee's recorded recitals.