Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha: leading Dagarvani Dhrupad singers
Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha are India's leading exponents of the Dhrupad style, the spiritual heart of Indian classical music. Among of the most internationally active performers of Dhrupad, these dedicated and immensely talented artists have helped to keep alive this ancient and profound tradition; a musical legacy which freshly resonates today amongst yoga and meditation enthusiasts as well as classical music fans. The Gundecha Brothers have sung great Hindi poetry by Tulsidas, Kabir, Padmakar, and Nirala in Dhrupad style. They have numerous recordings on H.M.V, Music Today, Rhythm House, Senseworld Music, Sundaram Records, IPPNW Concerts Berlin, Navras and Audio Rec London. As well as being an integral part of all of India's most prestigious music festivals, the Gundecha Brothers have performed at many important international festivals and institutions in Europe, the U.S., Australia, Japan and Hong Kong.