Uday Kulkarni is today appreciated in the field of percussion & music world as a unique classical tabla Player performing consistently all over. His brilliant performances have established him as a national treasure in his own country, India. Desciple of Pt.Somashekhar Holgundi from dharwad has his advance training under various stalwarts like Pt.Ravindra yavagal,Pt.Suraj Purandare,Pt.Suresh Samant and Pt.Vamanrao Mirajkar. He has been performing regularly in AIR and is accompanying various young and experienced artists of both forms vocal and instrumental.He has elaborated the technique of developing a TALA and display in its subtleties in a vivid style of his own. He has studied the characteristics from all the GHARANAS, and has adopted them in his playing. His tabla has been appreciated my many noted artists of India to name a few: Dr.Gangubai hangal,Pt Sheshgiri hangal,Pt.Suraj purandare,Pt.Ravindra yavagal,Pt.Vaman rao mirazkar,Pt.Suresh talwalkar ,Pt Nayan Ghosh,PtArvind Mulgaokar,Pt sameer chatterji,Pt Anindo Chatterji etc. His fingering style is noteworthy. He has developed a unique style of playing by highlighting the most latent part of a kayada, rela, chalans etc. His tonal quality, laykari, speeds and clarity has regaled the audiences all over. Having qualified for Ugc-Net in Music, Uday had training almost all the gharanaâ€™s has been perusing his research in the subject â€œThe compositions and their developments in Delhi and Farrukkabad Gharana in Tabla.