Aloke Dutta, the world's foremost solo tabla player, lives in a tiny one-bedroom apartment in Studio City.By far the most important spot in the apartment is the one occupied by the rug on which Dutta practices, composes and teaches. In the 15 years that Dutta has lived there, the rug made a slow ... More >>
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