Prabhu Edouard


Prabhu Edouard was born on November 1969 in Trichy [India] and haslived in France since 1975 the age of 5.

He is a very estimated Musician by Chotte Rahimat Khan.

With the Government of India's grant he studied tabla in Kolkata with the famous tabla-player Pandit Shankar Ghosh [1993 to 1994,1996 to 1998, 1998 to 1999]. Despite his birth in a South Indian family he chose to study tabla, music of different tradition and style, and found his expressions in it.

He accompanied many renowned musicians belonging to the Hindustani musical tradition in India and different countries in Europe. He provided tabla on different occasions to renowned musicians like Sulochana Brihaspathi (Khyal), V. G. Jog (Hindustani Violin), Pournima Sen (Khyal), Barun Kumar Pal (Hindustani Guitar), Kushal Das (Sitar) He has also performed solo tabla and in various musical contexts, jazz, fusion, and world, with "Nawal", "Kyffiz", Sri Hanuman, "Mukta", "Hati", and has participated in many original productions, such as ones with Maurice Béjart (théâtre de Chaillot Nov. 1995) with Savitri Shantala Nair (Kucchipudi), Jean-Pierre Drouet (théâtre de Suresnes Jan. 1995) with Ragunath Manet (Bharatnatyam), with "le trio de danse intercontemporaine" (J.C Paré, Astad Debu & Padmini Chetur) organized by the "Alliance Française" of Calcutta in Dec. 1997, with the "Dhwanis" percussion Orchestra (Calcutta Jan. 1997). He could be heard on many radio programs: on France Inter with the "Ravi Magnifique Quintet", "Mukta", on Radio Nova with "Nala" (Sarod)... and on television: "Cercle de Minuit" on Antenne 2 with Ragunath Manet (Bharatnatyam), a percussion duo with Jean-Pierre Drouet on ARTE...

He also performed in Patrick Glaise's movie "Rimpa Shiv Princesse des Tablas" (Jul. 1996), and as Pandit Shanhar Ghosh's assistant in Philippe Nasse's Video.


SRI HANUMAN: Srichakra
KYFFIZ: Zézé Pop Expérience
SANJOY BANDOPADHYAY: Twilight to Midnight