Ravish Momin was born in Hyderabad, India, and spent his childhood in Bombay, and Bahrain (Middle East). He grew up listening to a wide array of Asian Music. Trio Tarana’s music is specific to the interpretations of various Asian musical traditions, including the music of Japanese Taiko Drum Ensembles, Afghani folk songs, Hindu chants and North/South Indian rhythm cycles, while being based in non-idiomatic improvisation.
Momin obtained a B.Sc in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He has studied drumset with Andrew Cyrille, Bob Moses, and Ian Froman. He has also studied North Indian Classical percussion with Misha Masud, a disciple of Pandit Taranth Rao.
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