Bhattacharya, inventor of over 19 instruments, has three that are most used and most dear to him; the 24-string chaturangi, 14-string gandharvi and four-string lap steel ukulele, anandi. The last is named for his daughter.
Bhattacharya is also heading out on a short USA tour. Dates are below.
For more information head to www.debashishbhattacharya.com.
September 7: Ellnora Guitar Festival, Champaign IL
September 13+14: Chicago World Music Festival, Chicago IL
September 15: Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis MN
September 18: Performing Arts Foundation, Wausau WI
September 28: St. Edwards University, Jones Auditorium, Austin TX
October 11: Discovery Auditorium, Anchorage AK