Sri Karaikudi Mani is an Indian percussionist, primarily adept in the mridangam. He and his fellow artists, performed ‘Shanmukha‘, a brilliant performance of compositions based on Western and Eastern music. Sri Mani was accompanied by
- B Suresh – Ghatam
- V P Raju – Mandolin
- B V Raghavendra Rao – Electric Violin
- V B Balasai – Bamboo keyflute
- V P Madhusudharan – Tabla, djembé
The assembled audience was feasted to this unique fusion of Eastern and Western music at the Vivekananda Auditorium, Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi on the evening of 25 Nov 2012. This event is one of the many music concerts organized by the Mission as part of the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda.