Shankar Tucker Gives Perfect Orchestration to the Humble ‘Shruti Box’

BETHESDA, MARYLAND: Who knew the very humble Shruti Box could get so much fame? Yes, it is the same instrument that you would see at your music teacher’s house. From a five-year-old who comes to learn their very first lines of Carnatic music to well-trained singer, they all start with the Shruti Box. But anyone who knows Shankar Tucker would argue that the instrument gained significance only after he named his YouTube channel ‘The Shruti Box”.


Tucker blends jazz and classical notes to provide an absolutely fresh perspective on fusion music. At a young age, he was exposed to Indian Classical music and found something special in it.  A clarinetist and composer, Tucker’s music channel has reached scores of music lovers all over the world. The accolades he has received from the younger and older generations, only proves that Indian Classical music has not lost its stance.


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Monday, December 2, 2013 - 12:15am