Shri Samir Jana is a well known talent in hindusthani classical vocal music based in Kolkata. The maestro, a well worthy disciple of world famous Khyal performer and Guru Pt. Shrikan Bakre, is a khyal artist per excellence and relentlessly tries to further the glorious tradition of Indian Classical Music through his performance and other endeavours.
Samir Jana was born to Shri Ananda Mohan Jana and Shrimati Snehalata Devi in 1965. His musical journey had stared froma remote village Lakshmi Janardanpur in the district of south 24 parganas. The bud of his genius began blooming under the sincere guidance of Shri Radhanath Manna, who nurtured his talent which created such an interest in classical music in him that he decided to take it up full time.
The hunger to learn more, brought him to Kolkata in 1972 where his real struggle began. Over the next decade he came to contact with a number of gurus like Mr. Shantimoi Chakrabarty, Pt. Kamal Bose and Sangeet Acharya Shaktipada Bhattacharya. More >>