Nascent Tandava is an experimental concept formed by the duo Aditya Shankar (Composer, Guitarist), and Soumajit Ghosh (Composer,Controllerist, Technology)
Aditya is learning music since the age of 11, initially on the hawaiian guitar(slide guitar), later he took lessons from Sri Rabi Dey on the acoustic guitar, He has also been a student of Raunak Mukherjee, who is currently a berkelee student in music.He is currently learning Indian classical music from Smt.Ashoka dhar, a female dhrupadia from The Dagar Brothers Gharana, and Sri Anol Chatterjee, a senior disciple of Guru Pt.Ajoy Chakraborty. He is also taking lessons on indian rhythms and konnakol from Sri Rishabh Dhar(Pakhawaj exponent).
He has been associated to world music projects in India eg. Taal tantra (by Sri Tanmoy Bose(Pandit ravi shanker's and anoushka shanker tabla player), and it is with Taal tantra that he has played with renowned musicians of india as well as abroad. A few names to be mentioned are Subhendra rao (Sitarist, A disciple of Pandit Ravi shanker), Saskia rao(Cellist), Rabi kullur(Carnatic Flutist, he has played with stawlwart musicians like Pandit Ravi shanker,Anoushka shan...