Shubh Dhwani: The Auspicious Sounds of Shehnai Track list
1 Prarambh – Based on Raag Gorakh Kalyan
2 Shubh – Based on Raag Kedar
3 Khushi – Based on Raag Pahadi
4 Shobha – Kajri
5 Pavitrata – Based on Raag Desh
6 Mangalik – Based on Raag Shivrajani
7 Shubh Ashish – Based on Raag Bhairavi
Overview for Shubh Dhwani: The Auspicious Sounds of Shehnai
Pandit Shambhaji Dhumal
Born in 1951 into a family of musicians Pandit Shambhaji Dhumal was trained at an early age by his Shehnai playing father. Shri Tukaram Dhumal and his mother, Chandrabai Dhumal a well known classical singer. He further developed this art under his gurus Govind Prasad Jaipurwale and K.R. Jadav. As if this was not enough he also learnt to play the Tabla the guidance of Ustad Amir Hussain Khan.
He gained experience of playing and accompanying on stage under the eyes of the renowned Shri Parashar Desai and soon became an inevitable presence for folk music marriage songs live ballet Shows commercial recordings and the legendary Bollywood film industry. This vast repertoire of public stage performances has helped hone his skills at being one of the foremost versatile Shehnai players in Mumbai Today. He has worked with a galaxy of music directors such as R.D. Burman Laxmikant Pyarelal, C. Ramchandra Datta Davjekar and Ashit Desai. Today he continues to work with virtually all of the younger generation of music directors in the film industry. Besides he ahs extensively toured East Central and South Africa the United Kingdom and USA.