Group: Tejpal Singh and Group
Kedar Sharma, 45, is an artist in the folk music spectrum of Braj in Uttar Pradesh and belongs to the Bari (carpenter) community. He hails from Baad village of Agra district and lives with his wife, two sons, six brothers, and his mother. To provide for himself and his family, he works as a carpenter and has also got a furniture house of his own. Kedar has no formal training in music and plays Mara, out of his love for music and as a hobby. He is only into Braj Folk music and particularly accompanies Tejpal Singh in his performances. At times he also does chores for Tejpal as a gesture towards his Guru. From a very young age, he was drawn towards music and relished being with musicians of his villages and the aura of the musical ecosystem. Tejpal Singh is not just a mentor for him but an inspiration. He expresses indebtedness to Guru for making him a part of his musical voyage. Along with the group of musicians led by Tejpal Singh, he has performed in almost all districts of Uttar Pradesh and keeps himself available for Tejpal as and when it is required. Interestingly, Tejpal manages his shows as he performs exclusively for him. He is a very Devotional and spiritual person who intends to dedicate his life to the service of the Lord.
- Uttar Pradesh