Kalander is a dynamic fusion of electronic and ethnic music running the gamut of modern music styles.
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The project was founded by Petr Dmitriev, supported by Denis Kucherov, in 2008 in Saint Petersburg. At that moment the musicians were working at several different studio projects, one of which later became what is now known as Kalander. The first album consists of 8 tracks, recorded in Saint Petersburg, Delhi, Moscow and Varanasi. The list of participants included musicians from India, such as Askhan Ali Khan, Mahtram Sabri, Vikas Babu, Amir Khan and Basharat Ali.

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Musicians

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  • Petr Dmitriev

    Petr Dmitriev is a musician, a photographer, a stylist, and one of the key figures in modern braiding. He was born in Leningrad. the USSR, in 1985, into a family of a physics professor and a psychologist. Petr started his carreer as a hair stylist when he was 16. He became one of the originators of modern braiding and made a serious contribution to its development. In music, As a musician, Petr plays a fusion of world music, electronic, trip-hop and ethnic. Currently Petr lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he is also known as a designer, a photograph, and an organizer of various artistic and musical projects, including Kalander.

    Petr Dmitriev
  • Denis (Jagannath) - tabla

    Denis (Jagannath)is known as a versatile and prolific percussionist, collaborating with many artists. He is well-versed in percussion traditions from music cultures around the world. Started learning Indian classical music and tabla at the age of 14. After spending 4 years in JNCC cultural center in Moscow, his first teacher Hashmat Ali Khan invited him to India to extend his skills. Despite his success as an actor in pantomime theatre Denis decided to go India at the age of 18. Later due to his experience and talent, Denis became an apprentice of Rafiuddin Sabri, who is considered to be one of the top tabla players in India.

    After graduation Denis performed and conducted workshops at many important international music venues and institutions in Europe and leter on became interested in discovering western drums and other unique instruments of the world.

    Jagannath(Denis)
  • Ahsan Ali - sarangi, vocal

    Ahsan was initiated and trained by his father in the style of the kirana gharana. From the tender age of 5 years and since then had performed extensively the world over, both as a soloist as well as an accompanist to eminent musicians. Participated in votum and take five tracks.

    Ahsan Ali
  • Mohtram Sabri-Sitar,Vocal

    The famous sitar artist and teacher is recognized as one of the most eminent sitarists today. The possession of the instrument and subtle mastery are fascinating. Performing the ragas, the maestro approaches to them as the prayers, plunging the audience into the world of high vibration. Collaborated on live shows in 2011-2012s and recorded several upcoming songs.

    Mohtram Sabri
  • Basharat Ali - Vocal

    A Delhi University graduate. He studied singing with his father - a famous singer in the past - Ustad Saghir Ahmad Sabri. He studied the style of gazelle, Indian Classical and kavali. He regularly appears at the international festivals, as well as the Indian television. Collaborated on live shows in 2011-2012s and recorded several upcoming songs.

    Petr Dmitriev
  • Petr Dmitriev
  • Jagannath(Denis)
  • Ahsan Ali
  • Mohtram Sabri
  • Basharat Ali

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8 Monitors Mixes
  • monitor console with 8 AUX.
  • 32 line EQ
  • 8 floor monitors (including the control)

Backline Required
Gtr amp1: Fender Twin Reverb , Mesa Boogie , Fender Blues Deluxe , min 100 watt
No any Marshall , please, if it possible.

2 Congas 11" & 11.3/4" type LP Professional series or analog .

Microphone Stands
  • Drums - 5 stands
  • Hi- hat - 1 stand
  • Overheat - 2 stands
  • Tabla - 2 stands
  • Congi - 2 stands
  • Djembe,Darbuka - 1 stand
  • Pakhawaj - 1 stand
  • Vocal - 4 stands
  • Sarangi - 1 stand
  • Shinay - 1 stand
  • Flute - 1 stand
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8 Monitors Mixes
  • monitor console with 8 AUX.
  • 32 line EQ
  • 8 floor monitors (including the control)

Backline Required
Gtr amp1: Fender Twin Reverb , Mesa Boogie , Fender Blues Deluxe , min 100 watt
No any Marshall , please, if it possible.

2 Congas 11" & 11.3/4" type LP Professional series or analog .

Microphone Stands
  • Drums - 5 stands
  • Hi- hat - 1 stand
  • Overheat - 2 stands
  • Tabla - 2 stands
  • Congi - 2 stands
  • Djembe,Darbuka - 1 stand
  • Pakhawaj - 1 stand
  • Vocal - 4 stands
  • Sarangi - 1 stand
  • Shinay - 1 stand
  • Flute - 1 stand

Headphone Amplifier * 5 Dbx
5- D- box
2 Quicklock guitar stands
2 keyboard stands - two-and single-tiered
4 chairs
box for support under the tabla
1 high bar stool without back

Channel Instrument Mic / Type
1 Kick Drum Akg D112 /Shure B52
2 Snare 1 Top Shure sm58/Beta57/Akg112
3 Snare 1 Btm Shure sm58/Beta5/Akg112
4 Hi Hat Akg 451/460
5 Rack tom 1 Shure sm98/Akg330/315/310/320
6 Rack tom 2 Shure sm98/Akg330/315/310/320
7 Floor tom Shure sm98/Akg330/315/310/320
8 Overhead L Akg 451/460
9 Overhead R Akg 451/460
10 Tabla 1
11 Tabla 2 Own
12 Conga Shure sm 57/B57
13 Conga Shure sm 57/B57
14 Percussion :
Djembe
Darbuka
Shure sm 58
15 Pakhawaj Shure beta 57
16 Voc, DJ, Vargan,
Bells
Shure sm 58/Beta58/Akg414/Neman 112
17 Guitar Amp Shure sm58/B58
18 SAZ D-box
19 Stereo OUT
20 Stereo OUT
21 Vox Djagannat Shure Beta 58
22 EFX STEREO D-box
23 EFX STEREO D-box
24 Flute Shure sm 58
25 Sarangi Akg414 / sm58
26 Vocal Shure sm 58
27 Shinay Audix/ sm 58
28 Vocal Shure sm 58
29 Bouzouki Shure sm 58
30 Bass Shure sm 58
31 Cello/Electro Cello Neuman/Akg 414/114/D-box
32 Synthesizer D-box


EXTRAS
Bass amp: Ampeq SVT , Hartke ,Trace Eliott min. 300 watt
Bouzouki amp1: Fender Twin Reverb , Mesa Boogie , Fender Blues Deluxe , min 100 watt

Stands :
Bass - 1
Bouzouki - 1
Cello - 1
+ 3 chairs

FOH
  • Mixing board must be:
    Midas, Soundcraft MH3 / MH4 , Yamaha , 48 channels min.
  • 12 channels of compression (insert)
  • 6 -8 channels of gates
  • 2 channels of 1/3 octave EQ
  • 1 multi efx processor as Lexicon PCM 70/80/81 (fixed BPM)
  • 2 multi efx processor as Yamaha SPX 90/990
  • 1 delay processor as Roland SDE
  • 2 ch master compressor

P.A. SYSTEM:
P.A. System must be about 15-20 watt per each person in a house.
EAW , MARTIN AUDIO , EV preferred.

Thanks



  • Egor Talikov (flute)
  • Vladimir Belov (electric cello, bass guitar)
  • Denis Davydov (tech support, effects)
  • Igor Lisov (bouzouki)
  • Igor Konovalov (didgeridoo)
  • Nazir Khamrayeva (technical support, effects)
  • Rust Pozyumsky (viola)
  • Nicholas Zadvidsky (nikelharpa)
  • Philip Lodge (harmonica)
  • Amir Khan (sarangi)
  • Basharat Ali (vocals)
  • Mahotram Sabri (sitar)
  • Stepan Matuzenko (bass guitar)
  • Andrew Bochco (slide guitar)
  • Dmitry Bochco (stick)
  • Ahsan Ali Khan (sarangi and vocals)
  • Vikas Babu (Shehnai)

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