Born in 1969, Sanjeev started learning Hindustani Classical Music, from the tender age of eight. He has been groomed by his mother Smt. Shobha Abhyankar, Pandit Pimpalkhare ji and Padmavibhushan Pandit Jasraj ji. Though his aim had been to pursue a career in music since childhood, he has acquired a bachelor's Degree in Commerce. Sanjeevji rendered his first stage performance in Mumbai , at the age of 11.
Since then, he has traveled extensively all over the country, performing in all the prestigious conferences and art circles, several times. He has spread the fragrance of Indian Classical music in U.S.A. , Canada , Australia , Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He has received many awards which include the President's award from the All India Radio in 1990, the prestigious F.
I. E. Foundation National Award 1996, The coveted National Award 1998 as the best male playback singer , for the Hindi film 'Godmother', the title 'Sur Ratna', Rotary Vocational Excellence Award 2002 and Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar, to name a few. He has several cassettes and compact discs by reputed music companies like HMV, Music Today, Sony Music, Times Music, Navaras Records U.K., Neelam Audio Videos U.S.A., Sona Rupa U.K., BMG Cressendo, Ninaad Music, Fountain Music & Alurkar Music , which have been highly acclaimed all over the world. He has also given playback for films such as ' Maachis', 'Nidaan', 'Sanshodhan' , 'Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar' and 'Banaras'.
Sanjeevji's award winning performance in 'Godmother' as also his impassioned rendition of Marathi Abhangs and Hindi Bhajans reflect his easy grace and versatility. By adding his own classical compositions, he has contributed to the already existing vast repertoire of Mewati Gharana compositions (Bandishes). Besides performing in all the prestigious art circles throughout the country, he has performed in well known conferences such as Sawai Gandharva Sangeet Samaroh - Pune, Baba Harvallabh Samaroh - Jalandhar, ITC Sammelan and Doverlen Conference - Calcutta, Vishnu Digambar Paluskar Jayanti Samaroh, International Melody Foundation's Ustad Amir Khan Samaroh and Gunidas Festival - New Delhi, Swami Haridas Sammelan - Vrindavan, Pandit Motiram Sangeet Samaroh - Hyderabad, Lucknow Mahotsav, Ganga Mahotsav and Budhva Mahotsav, the Maha Kumbh Mela - Uttar Pradesh, Ustad Allauddin Khan Samaroh and Ustad Amir Khan Samaroh - Madhya Pradesh, Saptak Conference - Ahmedabad, Master Dinanath Sangeet Mahotsav - Goa, The Indian Fine Arts - Madras, Hindustani Kalakar Mandali Conference - Bangalore, Kalidas Samaroh - Nagpur , the prestigious Radio Sangeet Sammelan, Spirit of Unity Concerts for National Integration, and the Concerts organised by Sangeet Natak Academy and ICCR. Child prodigy On 5 th october 1969, this child prodigy was born into a musical family. The first glimpse of his talent was seen at the age of 3.
He showed uncanny ability in reciting all the songs his grandmother used to sing for him. His parents realised and perceived the value of the promise shown by their child. They decided to nurture and groom his talent. Devotional Music 'Abhang Rang' Sanjeevji's spiritual music has found another form of expression - the Marathi Abhangs. The Abhangs of great Marathi saint poets - Sant Dnyaneshwar, Sant Tukaram, Sant Namdeo, Sant Eknath and Samarth Ramdas Swami - which have enchanted many generations are rendered in an exclusive programme 'Abhang Rang'.
They are set to tune by the talented music director Shri. Kedar Pandit, keeping in mind Sanjeevji's style of singing. 'Abhang Rang' Sanjeevji's spiritual music has found another form of expression - the Marathi Abhangs. The Abhangs of great Marathi saint poets - Sant Dnyaneshwar, Sant Tukaram, Sant Namdeo, Sant Eknath and Samarth Ramdas Swami - which have enchanted many generations are rendered in an exclusive programme 'Abhang Rang'.
They are set to tune by the talented music director Shri. Kedar Pandit, keeping in mind Sanjeevji's style of singing. Venturing on a different and magical path of Abhangs, Sanjeevji carries the audience on a way of joy and pure serenity.These Abhangs are available in cassette form as 'Dnyanadev Mhane', 'Tuka Mhane', 'Naama Mhane', 'Eka Janardani', 'Samarthwani' and 'Dhyaan Laagale'. These cassettes are produced by 'Megh Music'. (Source: http://www.sanjeevabhyankar.com/start.html) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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