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Austin Tabla Site Instruction & Composotion Database



Here are the links to Gourishankar's Beginning Tabla document, our Tabla Composition Database and a few of the best links on the web with information about the Tabla

David Courtney's Basic Overview of Tabla

Tabla Basics, Instruction with Sri  Gourishankar Karmaker

Austin Tabla  Composition Database

David Courtney's Composition Database 

A great write-up on tala theka and tabla boles 

Tabla Cross Section Descriptions Tabla Top View (Ravi's)

David's Quick Tabla Bole Chart

Toronto Gharana -Listening to Tabla

Ravi Bellare's Guru shishya Parampara (shows a great Gharana tree)


David's Repair & Maintenance Articles








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Local Indian Classical Music Contacts

Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin,     3004Guadalupe,Austin,TX  78705
Shakuntala Desai, Secretary


 India Fine Arts, Inc.

Austin, TX.
Contact : Janaki Nagarajan 512-918-1351.

India Community Center (ICC) of Austin

Tamil Cultural Association of the University of Texas at Austin

Austin's Sangeet 2000
Amelia Maciszewski, 512-447-6025
federal non-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to providing a forum
performers of traditional Indian music and dance to interact with the Austin
music community by giving recitals and offering workshops
in which local music lovers and musicians can participate.

Indo-American Association of Houston 


Indian Music Society of Houston
9934 Burntfork Street, Houston, TX 77064-5434
(713) 978-7274; (713) 682-3515
Sudhaker Shenoy


 Bharathi Kalai Manram  

Non profit organization of Houston 


NAAD Houston, TX
Contact : Narayan Sardesai, 281-359-5522


Indian Dance Circle San Antonio
Contact : Dr.Rajam Ramamurthy 210-698-0023


  Stephen Slawek UT, Indian Music teacher 

Indian Classical Music Circle of Dallas DFW

P.O. Box 50603, Dallas, Texas 75250-0603   

214-513-7741  FAX 253-663-9180



India Association of North Texas
777 South Central Expressway, Suite 7-C, Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 234-4268; (972) 252-4315; Fax (972) 783-4868, Tai Kundawalm


Buckingham Music

Our own local Indian instrument dealer


For information about tabla lessons and workshops in Austin or to contact Warren Ashford