Soumendra Goswami is a 22-year-old sitarist from Kolkata, West Bengal, a disciple of renowned sitar maestro Pt. Kushal Das of the Senia Maihar Gharana, who has been playing the sitar since the age of 7.
Soumendra cites Pt. Kushal Das, Pt. Nikhil Banerjee and Ustad Zakir Hussain and recommends Soumitra Thakur on the sitar, Rohan Prasanna on the Sarod and Nigel Joe Harris also on the sarod as classical musicians in his local scene to watch our for.