Shailendra Mishra, Masters in Music and an ‘A’ grade from National Radio and television is a well known classical musician.
He represents both Banaras and Farukkhabad Gharanas. His presentation is unique and individualistic. Being an able soloist as well as an excellent accompanist he has played with many genres of music. His works with jazz, gamelan, carnatic, Iranian music and other styles of world music have been highly acclaimed. He is a regular performer in most of the prestigious festivals in India and abroad.
His association with stalwarts of Indian Music like Pt V.G.Jog, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt Rajan-Sajan Mishra,Parur M.S.Gopalkrishnan, Smt Girja Devi, along with great musicians in abroad has placed him amongst the leading and versatile Tabla players of the country.