Kamat, Bharat

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Kamat, Bharat Gender: M
born on 7 November 1967 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Pune, India, 18n32, 73e52
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°12' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 23°08 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 13°58'

File:Bharat Kamat.jpg
Bharat Kamat (2011)
photo: Mvkulkarni23, license cc-by-3.0


Indian Hindustani classical tabla player of the Benares Tabla Gharana (one of the six most common styles of playing of the Indian tabla). Kamat is one of the leading tabla artists of India today.

Kamat has provided tabla accompaniment in several commercial recordings and live programs. A frequent performer at prominent music festivals held in India and overseas, Bharat Kamat has also presented solo performances and accompanied dance recitals. He has accompanied several eminent artists of Hindustani music including Pundit Bhimsen Joshi with whom he has toured India and gone overses as well. He has also played Tabla with various artists, and has participated in all the leading music festivals in India and has toured the U.S.A., U.K., U.A.E, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Hong-Kong, for performances. He has several recording labels to his credit, including H.M.V., Rhythm House, and Navras records (London) and he is a regular broadcaster with All India Radio and Doordarshan.

Kamat played Tabla for Bhimsen Joshi for consecutive 18 years between 1989 till his last concert before his death for more than 1000 performances in India and all over the world.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Ashish Seth by email: "The birth details of Bharat Kamat, as shared by himself on phone to me in 2017."


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Hindustani classical tabla player)