Kubernath Mishra and family

19 Kubernath and family

Kubernath Mishra with vocalist daughter Shobana and nephew Nishant (2005), Ramapura, Varanasi 2010

Kubernath Mishra is an outstanding tabla player of the Banaras Gharana, son of singer Pashupatinath Mishra. His daughter Shobana (1993) sings, and his son Sidhant (1991) and nephew Nishant (2004) play tabla. In 2010 Kubernath told me that Nishant now knew 95 % of the repertoire. 

with Shobana and Nishant (tabla), Varanasi December 2009

© Lucy Durán, Nicolas Magriel, Geoff Baker 2011