Kalyan Pathak

Kalyan Pathak is one of the busiest virtuoso tabla and multi-ethnic percussionists in USA who has performed, collaborated and toured with many international artists from jazz, classical and jam-band music scenes, such as, Aretha Franklin (‘Ravinia Festival’ July and Field Museum October, 2015, and ‘The Venue’, April 2010), Regis Philbin, Jazz Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, as a soloist with Elgin Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Ballet, tour of Israel with Alberto Mizrahi and Peter Yarrow with the musical director Howard Levy, collaborative group member with Fareed Haque Group, Howard Levy, and many others. Recent projects include recordings with his own group “Jazz Mata”, composing for Chicago Silk Road Project, Fulcrum Point New Music, arranging horns and drums for Bollywood film composers SEL. With Chicago phenom band Tributosaurus, Kalyan brings a level of virtuosity to percussion that requires a special talent for attention to detail, and Kalyan has played dozens of different percussion instruments and electronics over 15 years with Tributosaurus.   Currently touring with Blues Harmonica/piano legend Corky Siegel and Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues. Kalyan is Artist Endorsee for Tycoon Percussion, Paiste Cymbals and MalletKat.