USTAD BALJEET SINGH

FRAGMENTS OF SPIRITUAL VOICE

Background

Although being young, both brothers Bhai Baljit Singh and Bhai Gumeet Singh Namdhari and their accompist Master Fateh Singh Namdhari are the rising star in the sphere of Classical Vocal and "Gurbani Kirtan". They had their initial lessons in the music at home. Their parents with goodtaste and devotional for music wanted to educate their childern under expert guidance. His Holiness Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji, took note of children's talent and put them under expert guidance of famous vocalist Ustad Mohinder Singh of Punjab. Bhai Baljit Singh play "Tar Shehnai", Bhai Gurmeet Singh play "Dilruba" and Master Fateh Singh play "Tabla". All of them are ancient instrument, which were used by Sikh Gurus. Later when their genius showed better promise for instrumental music, Baljit Singh baceame a deciple of Ustad Pyara Singh, who was a vetern Tar Shehnai artist of Delhi Akashwani. After this art had shown significant development sitar wizard. Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan also took him as his deciple. Not only this, he has also got a tremendous chance of being a deciple of world fame Shenai Vadak and Padma Vibhushan Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib. Famous classicle vocalist Pandit Rajan Sajan Mishra took Gurmeet Singh as their deciple. And now a days Fteh Singh Namdhari is a deciple of famous tabla artist Ustad Devender Singh. (MA in Tabla)