Musical Experience and Influences

Debashish Bhattacharya with John Mclaughlin, Zakir Hussain and Selva Ganesh in Remember Shakti Concert.

[ Debashish Bhattacharya with John Mclaughlin , Zakir Hussain and Selva Ganesh in Remember Shakti Concert ]


Debashish is extremely fortunate to have a close association and bond with his Gurus Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty, the world-renowned vocalist and Pandit Brij Bhushan Kabra, the living legend and pioneer of Indian Classical Guitar. Their training coupled by his own hard work has shaped Debashish as the best Classical Guitarist today.

Debashish Bhattacharya and Guru Pandit Brij Bhushan Kabra[ Pandit Gyan Prakash Ghosh, along with Radhika Mohan Maitra and Hiru Gganguli presenting the all Bengal music award in the year 1978. ]

[ Debashish Bhattacharya and Guru Pandit Brij Bhushan Kabra ]

[ Pandit Gyan Prakash Ghosh, alongwith Radhika Mohan Maitra and Hiru
Gganguli presenting the all Bengal music award in the year 1978.]


He has the honour of working with the renowned maestros of the world : Ustad Zakir Hussain from India, John McLaughlin from Monacco, Bob Brozman from USA, Rene Lacaille from France, Takashi Hiriyasu from Okinawa, Lieu Fang from China, Julian Kytasty from Ukraine and many others from all over the Globe.

Debashish has featured in different networks as: CNN, ABC, BBC, CBC, STAR PLUS, NATIONAL TELEVISION OF-SOUTH AFRICA, GREECE, INDIA, ALFA TV OF GREECE.

NATIONAL PROGRAMME OF MUSIC-INDIA, RADIO NATIONAL CONCERT-INDIA, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO-USA, NATIONAL RADIO OF HOLLAND, SWITZERLAND, RADIO BBC.

Debashish Bhattacharya and Bob Brozman.Debashish with Martin Simpson, Bob Brozman, and Subhasis.

[ Debashish Bhattacharya and Bob Brozman. ]

[ Debashish with Martin Simpson, Bob Brozman, and Subhasis. ]


He has performed in AMERICAN, CANADIAN, EUROPEAN and AFRICAN JAZZ, WORLD MUSIC,FOLK FESTIVALS, NATIONAL SLIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL ETC.

He has also performed in 'Remember Shakti' of John McLaughlin and Zakir Hussain...the greats in the fields of Guitar and percussion respectively.

He has recordings with the following labels : P&M records, River Boat Records, UNIVERSAL, Sa re ga ma, HMV, MUSIC TODAY, SAGARIKA, INDIA ARCHIVE MUSIC,

RAGESHREE MUSIC, NEELAM AUDIO, VESTAPOL VIDEO, FREQUENCY GUIDE ENTERPRISE and many more. Debashish is an endorsee of JOHN PEARSE STRING and WISSENBORNE.

From the left Rajat Nandi, Bob Brozman, Garney nyss, Debashish, V.Balsara, Subhasis.Debashish with Pandit Kishan Maharaj and Girija Devi

[ From the left Rajat Nandi, Bob Brozman, Garney nyss, Debashish, V.Balsara, Subhasis.]

[ Debashish with Pandit Kishan Maharaj and Girija Devi.]