Benjy Wertheimer is a special soul. An acclaimed musician and a deep thinker with a profound inclination towards creating beauty. What a joy it was to get to learn more about his journey in the fascinating world of Indian classical music!
"An award-winning musician, composer, vocalist, producer and multi-instrumentalist equally accomplished on tabla, congas, percussion, esraj, guitar and keyboards, Benjy Wertheimer has performed and recorded with such artists as Krishna Das, Deva Premal and Miten, Jai Uttal, Walter Becker of Steely Dan, virtuoso guitarist Michael Mandrell, tabla master Zakir Hussain, and renowned bamboo flute master G. S. Sachdev. He has also opened for such well-known artists as Carlos Santana, Paul Winter, and Narada Michael Walden. Benjy is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed world fusion ensemble Ancient Future."
Check out his music here: https://shantalamusic.com/benjy/