Patrick Vedlog is an independent musician based in Oslo, Norway. He plays the north-indian bamboo flute, the bansuri, and has been learning hindustani music since 2014.
Patrick also gives private lessons in Oslo and online.
‘vaishnava jana toh’ - celebratins of 150th birth anniversary of mahatma gandhi
2nd of October 2018 at the National Library in Oslo Patrick Vedlog and Tarak Dutta performed world famous and Gandhi’s favorite bhajan ‘Vaishnava Jana Toh’. The event was hosted by the Indian Embassy in Oslo.
Pre adda puja
Oslo Probasee Bangali is a Bengali community group based in the Oslo area and has hosted festival of different Indian holidays, including Durga Puja. This year Patrick and Tarak were invited to play at the pre adda puja, a celebration before the celebration. They played Raag Maru Bihag, Gat in Mattataal and Drut Tintaal. They finished of with bhajans such as Vaishnav Jana Toh and Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram
Tabla and Kathak dance
Late October Patrick met with Nabankur Bhattacharya, tabla player, student of Anindo Chatterjee, and guru of Tarak Dutta. On the occasion of Nabankur’s visit to Oslo he was to perform a duet with his wife, Maitryee Mahatma. Nabankur asked Patrick to play nagma at the concert. Together with other artists such as sarangi player Shafiq and harmonium player Elham Wais, they played the nagma in a unique fashion, harmonium, sarangi AND bansuri!