Source: The Hindu; Author: SVK; Photo Courtesy: R. Shivaji Rao

Bombay Jayasri’s performance for Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha, showcased her intuitive and melodic approach to Carnatic music. Her approach to music hinged on piety. Jayasri’s Bilahari raga vinyasa was gorgeous and poised. The sancharas covered the octaves with ease and geniality.  The concert began with an alapana of Charukesi followed by ‘Aada Modi Galade.’ Often accompanying Jayasri, violinist Embar Kannan could read her mind precisely and play accordingly. V. V. Ramamurthy (mridangam) and Anirudh Atreya (ganjira) took charge of the laya aspects with a professional approach.

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Bombay Jayasri. Photo: R. Shivaji Rao