Growing up, Jay remembers his mother playing Carole King and Barbara Streisand albums during the day and his father putting on Charlie Parker, George Shearing and Jimmy Smith records at night. “I loved it all,”
I was introduced to Hindustani classical music and briefly learned vocal music, very early in my life. Thanks to my mother, I was exposed to musical performances by the great maestros of the 50s and 60s...
Our new segment for the blog this year is SPK Academy’s Featured Student. We will be choosing 4 – 6 students each year to feature as part of this segment.
These students will have shown exceptional dedication to their music and incredible improvement in their technical ability with the sitar during their time with us. They will also exemplify the qualities that our academy stands for and wish to foster as we continue to build our musical community.