Snehasish Mozumder is among those few established musicians in India who has mastered the art of playing Mandolin, and has blended it perfectly into the style of Hindustani Indian Classical Music. Coming from a musically oriented family,he started his initial training at the age of four with Tabla and then Mandolin under the guidance of his grand father late Sri Bibhuty Ranjan Mo .....more
Snehasish plays an oversized mandolin with four pair strings in which two pair is thick and the other two are usual. These results to obtain a dark yet mellow sound with altered tuning. Besides playing Indian Classical Music. His contribution to fusion is also well respected, having introduced his invention, a Hybrid Mandolin comprising of a "Double neck" into that scene, this unique instrument is exclusively designed by Snehashish Mazumder himself. This instrume .....more
Snehasish Mozumder proves that Indian classical music can be played on a mandolin
- www.doobeedoobeedoo.info - April, 6, 2013
"Playing the raga charukeshi on Mandolin on the fourth evening , Snehasish Mozumder proved that the instrument (with altered tuning) can be a good vehicle of classical music".
- THE TELEGRAPH
Roll over, Jimmy Page! While the Led Zeppelin guitarist popularized the double-necked guitar in the seventies, Snehasish Mozumder, an exploratory