The Rubin Eric Fraser (bansuri) + Ehren Hanson (tabla) + Guest
Eric Fraser is an upcoming bansuri flute player living between Kolkata and NY for the last 10 years, dedicating his life the rare vocal style of playing. A fulbright senior research scholar and a disciple of Pandit Gopal Roy, his enchanting performances have been enjoyed by audiences in India and the US.
Ehren Hanson began learning tabla when he was 15 years old under Misha Masud of New York City. In 2000, he was accepted as a disciple by the great Pandit Anindo Chatterjee and has developed into an exciting performer and a dynamic teacher. Ehren then went on to teach rhythm as an assistant professor at Bard College in 2002 and in 2005 he received the prestigious Senior Performing Arts Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies. He has had the honor of accompanying great musicians such as Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee, Pandit Subrata Roy Chaudhuri, Steve Gorn, and others. In 2012, The Time of India described his tabla solo performance as "enthralling." Ehren currently lives in New York where he is an active performer and teacher. He is also the director of the Anindo Chatterjee School of Tabla.