Late Pandit Samta Prasad
Amit had undergone rigorous tabla training from none other than 'Padma Bhushan' Pandit Samta Prasad. Under his tutelage at Varanasi, Amit could learn the several techniques of playing clear and soulful Tabla.
Pandit Bachan Pathak
Amit learnt the fundamentals of solo recital and accompaniment from Pandit Bachan Pathak. It was him who taught Amit the nitty-gritty of speed variation and various rhythmic patterns on Tabla.