Vineet Alurkar & his Band

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Vineet Alurkar & his Band

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Biography

Alurkar conceived of the Austrian-Indian folk rock 6 member band, Yoga Logik in 2005 when he jammed with Austrian guitarist Wolfgang Sambs during Sambs’ visit to India. The band’s music is inspired by lyrical poetry. Critics have appreciated its blend of contemporary jazz and funk clubbed with Indian classical styles of music. The band have extensively toured Europe and India from 2012–16. The band released an album titled Live at Vidya Valley in 2014.

Alurkar was also one of the founding members of the band The Black Birds in 2011. The band began as a school reunion between Alurkar and fellow musician Dhruv Bhate. The band released an EP that same year.

As of 2016, Alurkar has been performing over 13 years in India and around the globe. Alurkar plays the guitar as his favored instrument and runs his music teaching practice from Aundh in Pune. He is a permanent musical faculty with the Pune based Vidya Valley School and is visiting faculty in Rungsted Gymnasium, a high school in Copenhagen, Denmark.