Dancing to Changing Tunes | Amyt Datta | TEDxSIBMBengaluru

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Dancing to Changing Tunes  | Amyt Datta | TEDxSIBMBengaluru

Amyt Datta is a preeminent guitarist and has been called India’s “Only Real Guitar God”, by The Rolling Stone Magazine. He has been playing professionally since 1981 in several styles of music with countless bands like Airwave, Shiva, D for brother, to name a few.

In his talk, he underlines the importance of accepting change and how music can bring sparring sections os society together. In Datta’s own words “There are bright and dark sides to life” and through his instrumental music, he sheds light on the darker side. Amyt Datta is the preeminent guitar explorer of our country. The Rolling Stone Magazine calls him India’s “Only Real Guitar God”. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most innovative guitarists around today and has been playing professionally since 1981 in several styles of music with countless bands like Airwave, Shiva, D for brother, to name a few. He has been touring, recording, teaching and conducting master classes for over 30 years now.

Datta is not just a guitarist, but a complete musician one who has a holistic understanding of the totality of music. He has been training western musicians in India for over three decades now. In Datta’s own words “There are bright and dark sides to life” and through his instrumental music he sheds light on the darker side. Currently, he is concentrating on acoustic original music with his quartet. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx