Daniel Paul

Fulbright Scholar Daniel Paul earned his 9-year degree in the classical music of India from the Ali Akbar College of Music under the guidance of the late Maestro Ali Akbar Khan. While there he also studied tabla drumming under several of India’s great classical masters, Zakir Hussain, Swapan Chaudhuri and Jnan Prakash Ghosh. While on his Fulbright Scholarship year tour of India he also studied folk and temple drumming styles.

Throughout his long career he has recorded and performed with a diverse group of musicians most notably with Seattle’s global vocalist Gina Salá and Grammy nominee Jai Uttal. He has also performed with Hawaii’s legendary Henry Kapono and toured with many of today’s top kirtan chanting artists such as Snatam Kaur, Dave Stringer, and the Guru Ganesha Band, bringing kirtan chanting to yoga studios and festivals through out the world!