The Singing Clock
Pravin Godkhindi with SR Ramakrishna
Coming from a unique family of prominent flautists, Pravin Godkhindi is a composer, vocalist, actor, tabla artist, harmonium player, author and, most notably, a virtuoso of the Bansuri flute. His musical talents extend to Kathak, Bharatanatyam, and contemporary as well as Hindustani Classical music. He has worked and shared stages with SP Balasubramanyam, Zakir Hussain, Louis Banks and Sivamani and has featured alongside musicians such as Yesudas, Hariharan, Anup Jalota, and Shankar Mahadevan.
SR Ramakrishna is a music buff and harmonium player who has accompanied several well-known Hindustani vocalists on stage. He founded India’s first online music magazine, simply called The Music Magazine, and edited it for five years. He has composed music for the theatre, TV and film productions of such renowned directors as Girish Kasaravalli, Girish Karnad, Nagabharana, K M Chaitanya and Umashankar Swamy. He is lately experimenting with vachanas from the 12th century and performing them in a contemporary band setting. He works as associate editor, Deccan Herald.