Salil Bhatt

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Salil Bhatt
Salil Bhatt with Satvik Veena.jpg
Salil Bhatt with Satvik Veena
Background information
Also known as S. Bhatt
Origin Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Genres Indian classical music
Occupations Satvik Veena/Mohan Veena/Slide Guitar Player
Instruments Satvik Veena
Years active 1985-present
Website Official site
Notable instruments
Satvik Veena (Modified Slide Guitar)

Salil Bhatt is an Indian slide guitar player. He created the musical instrument Satvik Veena. He is the son of the fellow slide player and Grammy Award winner, Padmashree Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.,[1][2]

His latest album, Slide to Freedom 2 - Make a Better World, was nominated for a Canadian Juno Award.[3] [4]

Awards, Honors and Titles[edit]

  • Maharana Mewar Foundation Award
  • Abhinav Kala Samman
  • Mahakal Sangeet Ratan
  • International Achievers Awards
  • Title of "Global Indian"[who?]
  • Title of "Prince of Raga"[who?]
  • Rag Bhavishya Samman
  • Grass Roots Grammy Nomination
  • Juno Award Nomination
  • Pre Grammy Award Nomination

Discography[edit]

  • Strings Of Freedom
  • Revitalise
  • Swar Shikhar
  • Sopaan
  • Slide to Freedom (Part I & II)
  • Out of the Shadows
  • Mumbai to Munich
  • Revival of Gavati
  • Relax
  • Karnatikas Veena Jugal-Bandi
  • Mohan's Veena

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhatt, Salil. "Salil V. Bhatt", Artist Web Site. Retrieved on 2010-07-18.
  2. ^ Vermilyea, John. "Blues Underground Network (Featuring Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt)", Blues Underground Network web site. Retrieved on 2010-07-18.
  3. ^ CoastalJazz. "SLIDE TO FREEDOM: DOUG COX/SALIL BHATT/CASSIUS KHAN", CoastalJazz. Retrieved on 2010-07-18.
  4. ^ The Hindu. Canadian Grammy for Salil Bhatt, The Hindu. Retrieved on 2010-08-14.

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