It is really pleasuring to watch when someone gives importance to Indian Classical music and if it is a foreigner then it is something worth to watch it. When it is Indian Classical music in American style then Shankar Tucker is the name that will appear at the top of the list. Shankar Tucker is the American clarinettist and music composer who mainly blends the Indian classical music, Jazz, and popular music to create flow less synthesis culture and tradition. Shankar Tucker got his name and fame after launching its first youtube channel ShrutiBox where he received a huge response to 30 million views and 100,000 fans following till now. It is also quite to acknowledged that he is debuting as a music composer in a Telugu feature film namely Orey Nyabagam which is directed by Vignarajan.
Shankar Tucker started his journey of becoming a renowned music composer at the very age of 10. He, in order to learn classical clarinet he attended Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School at the age of 10 and after this at the age 15 his fascination towards Indian Classical Music arose when he first heard Remember Shakti (Album) by John Mclaughlin Zakir Hussain, Vikku Vinayakram, and Hariprasad Chaurasia. He then started his journey of learning classical music he joins of renowned spiritual and humanitarian Amma aur Mata Amritanandamayi Devi who gave him the name Shanker. He now is having its own band group name Shankar Tucker Band with the association of Vidya Iyer, Vandana Iyer, Rohan Kymal and with Maati Baani the band is quite renowned and popular one and also performed many live concerts at renowned places and hall. He also has its own youtube channel namely as ShrutiBox.
Shankar Tucker was born on 31st July 1987 as Ambrose Avril Tucker in a sculptor family. He got his name Shankar from the humanitarian Amma whom his family is the followers. He first raised his interest in playing Saxophone but later Tucker family pushed him to learn Clarinet. Thus at the age 10, he joined Pioneer Valley Performing Art Charter Public School for learning classical Clarinet. Shankar from the very young age showed his interest and what person he is going to be.
- Chal Chal sakhi
- Aa re chanda (Alaap) Pt-1 ft. Sandeep Mishra.
- Aa re Chanda Pt-2 Exposition (Ft. Devendra)
- Aa re chanda Pt-3 Improvisation (Ft Devendra)
- Dil hai Namazi
And much more are there which are duly recognized and liked by people, if want to explore the world of Shankar Tucker divine music please visit his official website www.shankartucker.com. Also one can view his youtube channel ShrutiBox.
Music composer in a Telugu feature film namely Orey Nyabagam which is directed by Vignarajan.
NAME: SHANKAR TUCKER
NICKNAME: Ambrose Avril Tucker
FATHER NAME: WILLIAM G. TUCKER
DOB: 31st July 1987
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ashfield, Massachusetts
MARITAL STATUS: Not Married
SPOUSE NAME: None
ZODIAC SIGN: LEO
HEIGHT : 5’10
EYE COLOR: BLACK
LANGUAGE KNOWN: US ENGLISH & HINDI