Michael Messer's Mitra
Michael Messer - Vocals, slide and lap steel guitar Manish Pingle - Indian slide guitar (Mohan veena) Gurdain Rayatt – Tabla
A unique fusion of blues slide guitar, Hindustani classical slide guitar and tabla rhythms. 'Mitra' (pronounced 'meetra') is friends, the Hindu god of friendship and alliance. Michael Messer's Mitra is a trio comprising British blues innovator and slide guitarist, Michael Messer, Hindustani slide guitar maestro from Mumbai India, Manish Pingle, and London-based tabla player, Gurdain Singh Rayatt.