PERCUSSION

Tabla, Cajon, Latin Percussion, Accompanist & Solo Percussionist

THE STUDENT

RENU has been studying percussion with Masters from India, Cuba and Brazil. As a tabla disciple of Sri Chiranjit Mukherjee, she is following the classic way of learning – ‘Guru shisha parampara’ which translates to ‘Master student journey’.

THE SOLO ARTIST

THE ACCOMPANIST

As a multi-percussionist RENU has toured with and played for multiple bands and artists. To name a few: Grace Jones, State of Bengal, Fun_da_mental, Kevin Davy Jazz D’semble, MIKA, Alabama 3, Tunde Jegede.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE ACCOMPANYING PERCUSSIONIST

Additionally RENU has worked over 10 years as Accompanying Percussionist for all the major Contemporary Dance institutes in London and Berlin: Trinity Laban, Conservatoire of Music and Dance, The Place, Middlesex University, London Studio Centre, Birbeck and Arts Ed, Marameo and UDK (Berlin).

Excerpt from RENU´s percussion training

1985 Allahabad University, India: TABLA 1st Class Diploma

1999 Varanasi, India TABLA under tutorage of Sri Deepak Sahai

2001 Mumbai, India: TABLA under tutorage of Sri Mukhund Deo

2001 Havana, Cuba: LATIN PERCUSSION under tutorage of Basilio Perodin Iglesias.

2003 Bahia, Brazil: CONGA under tutorage of Giba Conceicao

2004 Havana, Cuba: LATIN PERCUSSION under tutorage of Basilio Perodin Iglesias

2005 Kolkata, India: TABLA under tutorage of Sri Indronil Bhattacharya

2008 to present: CAJON under different Cajon Maestros

2009 to present Kolkata, India: TABLA under tutorage of Sri Chiranjit Mukherjee – ‘Master student journey’

2019 Havana, Cuba: LATIN PERCUSSION