About the Authors
Dr. Anil Rat is at Assistant Professor (Music), Department of Humanities and Silences, Hiria Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, He Joined BETS in the year 1989 and since then teaching various Courses of music, and providing the practical training to the capable BITS-Pilani, (Pilani Campus). Dr. Ral was born a Uttar Pradesh, was skilled at a young age at home. He has skill of Banaras, Farrukhabad and Delhi Charanas of Tabla Dr. Indian Classical Sitar and Tabla Artiste. From an early age Rai started receiving his training from his father, Lt Sri Ramakant Rai, a renowned Tabla Artiste and Vocalist Later on continued taking and learning techniques and secrets Tabla-playing) from his Guru Prof Lalji Shrivastava of Allahabad (Prayagraj) through Guru-Shishya tradition, disciple the Pandit Int of Jaipur Gharana, Pandit Shyam of Banaras Gharana and Ustad Yusuf Sahab of Farrukhabad Gharana He also took Sitar training from Ashim Kr Banerjee, a renowned Sitar-artiste of Allahabad (Prayagraj). Rai considered be one proverbial figures of Indian classical music. He has completed his Graduation Gorakhpur University (UP), Post-Graduation Music (Sangeet Praveen Tabla), Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad (UP), M.A Sitar from Indira Sangit Vishwavidyalaya Khairagarh (Chhateesgargh), Post-Graduation Sanskrit (Sanskritasahityacharya) from Sampoornanand Varanasi-UP. received the 2008 Banasthali University, (Rajasthan) He has performed Tabla and Sitar at various in India abroad.
Jayant Sarkar is and Indian slide guitar player. One of the serious, exponents of Indian who constantly endeavours to interest this traditional art form the heart and the younger generation. His father, taught him has Sarkar, a distinguished he also learned from Alakendra Debbarman, ssons Debasish Bhattacharya (Renowned Sarod Player), Pandit Vishwamohan Bhatt (Renowned Mohan Player). Jayanta creator Saroj Veens (Modified Hawaiian Guitar). He started performing the age 13, since then never looked completed B.Mus from Tripura University and MA Instrumental Music from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. He also Completed Junior Diploma Instrumental Music, Senior Diploma Instrumental Music from Allahabad, Architectural Assistant NCVT Certificate Human Rights (CHR) Tripura University. He has completed the Course on "Fishery Oceanography for Future Professionals". under International Training Centre Operational Oceanography Indian National Centre Information Services, Hyderabad, India: Currently has Ph.D. music from Birla Institute Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS, PILANI), under the supervision of Anil Rai. worked Panacea Biotech as a Sales Development Executive Mano Pharma (A Division Chemicals Pharmaceuticals Ltd.) a Development Officer Sigma Research and Consulting Ltd (Evidence Action). He now working as Rural Programme Manager in the Panchayat Department the Government. has published many Research various National and International Journal. He nwarded the Rastriya Samaj Ratna Award (2021) and India Prime Icon Award (2021). He attended Training Programme on "Multi-Scale Computational Fluid Dynamics Fundamentals Applications". Organized Jalandhar, Punjab. Participated One week International Research Orientation Programme organized M.M Computer Technology and Business Management, Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed University), Mullana, Ambala, Haryana association with India RAX Labs Inc., USA. Participated in Training Programme on "Energy Conservation Environment", Organized Academy EcoScience Power Ledger Australia Participated the Programme "Comprehensive Landslide Management" organized National Institute Disaster Management, Ministry of Affairs, and Govt. of collaboration with Indian Institute Technology Mandi).
There lot speculation the origin slide guitar, undoubtedly the main contributors are Hawaii and Africa North America. The story goes Hawaii around 1887-89 a called Joseph Kekuku was walking down road some say an railway playing guitar, when he picked up a metal and started sliding it the strings. Fascinated by the sound, practised and perfected the new technique until felt was ready be performed front of audience. In the years that followed the new sound and approach proved to a great success. popularity further increased when he toured America and Europe where even played London Palladium front royalty. Guitars were popular in Hawaii Mexican Cowboys who used work on American run ranches brought guitars over from Mexico. Another influence also brought Hawaii via Mexico was Bavarian yodeling, as Emperor Maximillian the 1860s was colonising Mexico, so Mexican Cowboys brought Alpine yodeling as guitars contribute the Hawaiian sound, this clearly heard in music. The Hawaiian guitar also known 'steel guitar, or 'lap steel', 'steel' referring the solid steel slide used when playing. lap position adopted when playing instrument and over the years since first appeared there have many types of variations and modifications from double versions hollow necks to assisted, very much of mainstream now and adopted many forms of popular music. Hawaiian guitar bands grew in popularity America particularly around 1915 when the San Francisco Panama- trade had musicians from Hawaii playing on Hawaiian stand promote tourism. From eventually became the world over. Shortly after emergence Hawaiian guitar America slide guitar associated with the blues appeared.
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