Jayanti Sahasrabuddhe is an accomplished Hindustani Classical vocalist. Trained in the ancient Indian tradition of the Gurukul method of education, she is one of the leading disciples and also daughter-in-law of renowned vocalist Vidushi Veena Sahasrabuddhe.
Born in a music loving family in Mumbai, Jayanti began her musical training on the harmonium under Shri Purushottam Walawalkar. Subsequently she started her vocal training with Smt. Tulika Ghosh, daughter of Pt. Nikhil Ghosh.
Jayanti’s presentation of Raagas and her soulful bhajans are highly acclaimed by audiences of music. Her meditative, soulful voice is said to transform her audiences.
She has given several solo concerts in USA and India. Some of her memorable concerts include Basant Bahar’s first annual music festival accompanied by Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri on Tabla at Stanford University, BMM Convention, San Jose, Foothill College Women’s month series, Asian Pacific Islander Heritage month, Performed at Pt Swapan Chaudhuri’s Guru Poornima celebrations, BMM 2015 Anaheim Convention Center, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune, Kalabharati Karnatak Sangh, Mumbai, California Arts Association, Indian Classical Music festival in Bahamas, concert celebrating the 80th birthday of Smt Laxmi Shankar, 5th Annual Birthday Tribute Concert to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan at the Ali Akbar College of Music, San Rafael, concert celebrating 60th birthday of Guru Veena Sahasrabuddhe, and singing the Indian and US National anthem for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at SAP Center, San Jose.
Jayanti has also performed with Veenaji in more than 200 concerts in prestigious music concerts across India, North America and Europe. Among them include Tansen Samaroh in Gwalior, Sawai Gandharva, Pune, NCPA, Mumbai, Pt Ravi Shankar’s 72nd birthday concert, Gandhi Jayanti celebrations in New Delhi, Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC, Asia Society, New York, Ali Akbar College of Music, San Francisco, Voices of the World festival in Denmark, Copenhagen.
She has participated with her Guru in several thematic concerts. Among them are Ritu Sangeet, Krishna Sandhya, Kabir bhajans, Meera bhajans. She had the opportunity to participate in a BBC project on Khayal, Classical singing of North India with Professor Martin Clayton.
Jayanti has won many awards in her young and illustrious career. Among them is a two year national scholarship for Hindustani Classical Music from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Culture, Government of India and from Ganavardhan, Pune
She also has a Masters in Music, Masters in Sociology & Anthropology for which she ranked first in Bombay University.
Besides performing, Jayanti also shares her passion and dedication to Indian Classical music by teaching aspiring students of music in San Francisco, Bay Area.