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Milind Date

Milind Date
Milind Date performing in Siddhi Vinayak Festival Mumbai
Background information
Birth name Milind Date
Born 28 February
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Genres Hindustani classical music, Fusion, world music, pop
Occupation(s) Composer, Producer, Bansuri Player
Instruments Bansuri
Years active 1987–present
Labels Polyglobe Music, Mook Sound, Questz World, Neelam Audio
Associated acts Fusion Ensemble, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Trilok Gurtu
Website www.milinddate.com

Milind Date (born 28 February) is an Indian flutist and music composer who plays the bansuri. He studied under Hariprasad Chaurasia and is known for his blowing technique and his playing of a variety of musical styles.

Contents

  • Early life and career 1
  • Discography 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Early life and career

At the age of 21, Date started learning flute from Ajit Soman in his hometown Pune. In a year, he was learning from Hariprasad Chaurasia. By the time Date was 25, he had already performed with Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Yashwant Deo, Suresh Wadkar, Ghulam Ali, Trilok Gurtu and others. In 1998, Date started a world Music band – "Fusion Ensemble"; Now defunct. Date performed over 2000 Indian classical, fusion and world music concerts.[1]

In 2002, Milind Date began to perform extensively in South Korea and gained recognition for his collaborations with musicians like maestro Kim De Hwan, Beik in Young, Park Chang Soo, Chang Jae Hyo, Mutdance – Kim Young Hee, Jin Bora, Roh Young Sim, Lim won Sik, Park Je Chun, Mi Yeon, Lim dong Chan, Lee Ki Hwa, Park Chi Um, and others. Date is part of Orientillica - the World Music Ensemble and recorded several albums released in Korea.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Milind Date has performed different styles of music such as Indian classical music, Indian folk music, Devotional Music, Jazz, Arabic, Blues, Rock, Fusion or World Music, and Free Music. He has experimented with several music and dance forms through his performances and recordings.

Date produced and composed an album called "The Earth Concerto" with musicians from Iran, Iraq, Korea, Israel, Morocco and India. This album won several awards in South Korea. Date produced the mainstream American pop music album "Fantasy" for the New York-based singer, Angeli. "Prayer from the Heart", a meditation album, was released by Polyglobe Music Austria. For this album Milind has collaborated with Tanmayo, a Scottish singer and violinist, and Shubhangi, an Indian singer.

In 2010, Milind Date produced his debut album of devotional Marathi songs 'Krishna Gaan'. Singers like Suresh Wadkar and Shubhangi Gokhale-Joshi have sung the songs. This album went into private circulations and thousands of copies have been distributed free by many.

Milind date has recently launched his another live production 'Milind Date Experience' and has been touring with it for last five years. Already performed more than 500 concerts, this group shall be touring abroad soon. After Fusion Ensemble Date has gone in Keyboards oriented sound more than the previous Guitar oriented sound for his live performances. Now Date is touring with a steady line up of Charudatta Phadake playing Tabla - Kanjira, Leo Mathew playing Keyboards and Abhay Ingale playing various percussions, Dholak Octapad and Djembe. They have traveled extensively in India in about 500 concerts in last 3 years.

In April 2013 Date travelled to USA for the first time. He performed there many concerts, mostly that of Indian Classical Music. From there Date went on with his first ever around the world tour named as "World is Round 2013" tour. He completed this tour in October 2013. As a part of this tour Date performed extensively in South Korea after a gap of 6 years. This was his 11th performance tour to South Korea.

Currently Date is back in India and is busy performing as well as working on his forthcoming 2 albums. He recently performed for an event in Delhi where Honorable President of India was gracing the occasion. In this performance he created a new Woodwind Ensemble. Following wind instruments from India were part of the ensemble Shehnai, Nadaswaram, Venu, Algoza, Pungi, Sundari and Bansuri. This performance was very well appreciated and received by the audience.

Date recently composed music for the film Among the Believers directed by Emmy Award winner Hemal Trivedi.[8] This filmed was released in Tribeca Film Festival.[9] Date also has composed for a film Flying On One Engine in 2008 directed by Joshua Z. Weinstein.[10]

On the auspicious day of Gudhi Padwa of 2015, Milind's Indian Classical music album 'Milder Milind' was launched by the Kolkata-based 'Qustz World' music label. Milind has played Raag Naagmani, Raag Madhuvanti, Raag Gorakh Kalyan And Bhatiyal Dhun in this album.

USA based record label Neelam Records released yet another of Date's Indian Classical Album Sunand Sarang on the auspicious day of Krishna Janmashtami in 2015. Date has played a new Raga composed by him - Sunand Sarang. This is a variation of the raag Madhymaadi Sarang.

Date is currently busy in recording his new album with Manish Vyas a singer and composer.

Date toured South Korea 12th time this year. The tour was a part of East Winds Tour of Malaysia and Thailand as well as the One Month Festival curated by famous pianist Park Chang Soo.[11]

Discography

  • Sunand Sarang - Neelam Audio
  • Milder Milind - Questz World
  • Enchanting Kirwani - Live in Concert
  • Raag Poorvi - Transcendent Evening
  • 'Prayer From The Heart'
  • 'Earth Concerto' - with musicians from 6 countries
  • 'Fusion Ensemble' - The East West Fusion
  • 'Fantasy' - Angeli
  • 'Krishna Gaan' Featuring Suresh Wadkar, Shubhangi Gokhale-Joshi
  • 'Universe Will Never End' - With Devapath
  • 'Aayuta ki Pawan' - With 'Sangeet' - Kim JinMook
  • Punyapur ki Sarita - Mook Sound - South Korea
  • Diamond Sutra - Mook Sound -Winner of Critics Choice Award in South Korea

References


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local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

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function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

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  1. ^ http://milinddate.com/profile/
  2. ^ http://blog.india.or.kr/128
  3. ^ http://blog.naver.com/chuloh1/80028695601
  4. ^ http://blog.daum.net/doyota91/14038371
  5. ^ http://blog.naver.com/uvhouse/120029035454
  6. ^ http://blog.naver.com/mooksound/20002914755
  7. ^ http://motif_1.blog.me/30009022185
  8. ^ http://www.amongthebelieversfilm.com/filmcrew/
  9. ^ https://tribecafilm.com/filmguide/among-the-believers-2015
  10. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1185830/?ref_=nm_flmg_com_2
  11. ^ http://gugak1951.blog.me/220406980726
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External links

  • Official website
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