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Aug 7, 2021

Deepak Ram grew up in South Africa, discovered music as a teenager, studied bansuri (bamboo flute) with the masters in Mumbai, and found his “thing” as a globally-recognized musician. 


As he shares his journey with us, we touch upon:


School vs. Education

Studying with the Masters

The Role of Practice and Intention

Finding Your “Thing”

Heroes and Zeroes.


We close the episode with some of Deepakji’s sublime playing.



Deepak’s website:

Deepak on spotify:


Musicians mentioned:

Hariprasad Chaurasia, Vijay Raghav Rao, Shivkumar Sharma


Call of the Valley (album)


Technical information on Ragas mentioned:

Raga Lalit:

Raga Bhopali: