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Yogesh Samsi
Indian musician

Yogesh Samsi

Yogesh Samsi
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Intro Indian musician
Is Musician
From India
Field Music
Gender male
Birth 1968
Age 54 years
Yogesh Samsi
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Yogesh Samsi (Born 17 November 1968) is an Indian tabla player.

Early life

Yogesh Samsi was born in Delhi to renowned vocalist Pandit Dinkar Kaikini. Yogesh's father introduced him to music at the age of four. At the age of four he started learning the tabla from Pandit H. Taranath Rao. Later, he sought the guidance of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan, one of the greatest percussionists and father of renowned tabla payer Zakir Hussain. He spent 23 years under the tutelage of Allarakha.


Yogesh Samsi has accompanied the top grade instrumentalists and vocalists and dancers of India, including Vilayat Khan, Ajoy Chakrabarty, Dinkar Kaikini, Bhimsen Joshi, Shivkumar Sharma, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ken Zuckerman, Birju Maharaj and Ustad Rashid Khan. He strives to keep up his revered guru's word of preserving the tradition in the presentation of tabla solo. He also appeared in the first episode of Idea Jalsa with Shivkumar Sharma.


  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Tabla - 2017
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