Endowed with wholly original, melodious and
extremely rich voice, Ashish is widely recognized as one of the finest and well
– trained classical vocalists of the younger generation.
He is the disciple of Shree
Aviraj K.Tayade (disciple of
Pt.Bhimsen Joshi), taking
his guidance from last 12 years;also taking the Guidance from Senior Classical
vocalist Shree Anand Bhate (disciple of Pt.Bhimsen Joshi) Ashish started his lessons from
his parents as he has got a great musical family.
While strengthening his hold over his
inheritance with fine sense of understanding, he has evolved his own vision
with a profound degree of sensitivity and intensity. His performances are
marked by youthful imagination, artistic thoughtfulness.
His musical lineage is most manifest in the
emphasis laid on the rendition of the SUR, its bhava or meaning. The full
melodic range and versatility of the voice provides a silhouette but they never
are allowed to dominate the rendition by naturally sliding into vocal
His range of swaras has ability to convey
various bhavas (emotions). The improvisations made by him are generally rooted
in Kirana, but developing his own distinct identity.
Ashish’s wide repertoire of ragas and
compositions is further supplemented by the presentation of the
Bandish(compositions) of Pt.Rambhau Mate as Guru Shree Aviraj Tayade is the
disciple of Pt.Rambhau Mate & abhanga’s sung by Bhratratna Pt. Bhimsen
Joshi.,represents as he is from the same tradition;Guru Shree Aviraj Tayade is also
the disciple of Pt.Bhimsen Joshi.
Ashish lives in Nasik,Maharashtra,
India. He has received a scholarship from Dept. of
Culture,Government of India and has been honoured with the ‘Yashwant Surashree’ Award by
University of Nanded.
He is the winner of Kusumagraj
Pratishthan Trophy for Indian vocal classical in 2011 in Nasik.