A nightlong music programme has been organised here on October 27 to pay musical tribute to the legendary musician Pandit Puttaraja Gavai.
Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music Foundation and Adi Shakti Kala Samsthe have jointly organised the music programme in which disciples of Pt. Gavai will be paying musical tributes to their guru and mentor.
Noted disciples of Pt. Gavai, including Somanath Maradur, Naganath Wadeyar, M. Venkatesh Kumar, B.S. Math, Akkmahadevi Math, D. Kumaradas, Kaivalyakumar Gurav and Ustad Sheik Abdul Kaji, are set to perform.
Founder president of the music foundation Manoj Hangal said 64 musicians would perform ‘sangeet seva' during the programme which will be held from 3 p.m. on October 27 to 6 a.m. the next day at Sawai Gandharva Hall in Deshpandenagar.
A function to pay tribute to the music legend would be held at Sawai Gandharva Hall in which seers from various maths would take part. Mallikarjun sawmiji of Murugha Math, Dharwad, would preside over the function. Mr. Hangal said that 12 artistes, including Uday Karpur of Bangalore, would support the musicians on tabla while nine artistes would support them on harmonium.