Soumik Datta is a virtuoso sarod player and British Indian composer who has has brought the classical instrument of the Sarod to the global arena. He has worked with artists such as Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Bill Bailey to create fabulous new pieces. Soumik was trained by the sarod legend, Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta and completed his Masters in Composition at Trinity College of Music.
Soumik Datta Arts is a charity Soumik set up in 2013 to support new, collaborative musical projects and to assist young talent. Based in London, its trustees are Sir David Green (Chairman), Nihal Arthanayake, Simon Broughton, Rachael Dennis, Ferdy Lovett, Freddie Matthews, Tristan Neagle, Shrina Shah, Sam Toolan and Tana Wollen.
We are delighted to work with Soumik Datta Arts (SDA) on the Tuning 2 You Project, a film project which will document unexplored musical collaborations between rare musicians in India.