Premjit started his musical journey at the early age of 5, when he started learning Tabla. He learnt Tabla for 14 years and is a Sangeet ‘Visharad’ from Bangiyo Sangeet Parishad. He is also a disciple of veteran Conguero Monojit ’Kochu’ Datta and has learnt the Congas, Bongos, Timbales and other Latin percussions for more than 10 years and was an integral part of his bands and projects. He is also trained formally in theory of music Grade 5 (ABRSM) and is a certified Grade 8 (Trinity College,London) Drummer. He has been teaching Drums at Calcutta School of Music (CSM) since 2008, Calcutta Centre for Communication and Creativity (C4) since 2007, and also worked as a music educator/mentor at Modern High School and St.Xavier’s School. He has also been conducting workshops and judging music competitions at various institutes and organizations throughout the country and is also a regular artist at All India Radio. During his college days he started performing with his mod-alt. band CAMOUFLAGE in pubs, clubs and college fests and with them he also won competitions like Campus Rock Idols, IIT-Kgp Springfest, IIM-C Armageddon etc. Later in 2008 he was asked by his Guru Monojit Datta to join his latin‐jazz band LOS AMIGOS which helped him to gain experience and explore further as a musician and eventually with them he performed across the country and abroad at distinguished festivals and venues including the prestigious Java Jazz Fest 2011, alongside Carlos Santana, George Benson, George Duke, Four Play. He is also an endorsee of ZILDJIAN cymbals, SONOR drums, VIC FIRTH sticks and REMO heads, and due to his love and knowledge over a diverse genre of music he ends up performing for multiple bands. He is currently working, recording and touring with Fender artist Bodhisattwa Ghosh’s, experimental jazz-fusion act THE BODHISATTWA TRIO with whom he recorded 3 critically acclaimed albums INTERSECTIONS, HEART OF DARKNESS and THE GREY ALBUM and has toured France, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Serbia,Lithuania, Malaysia and Bangladesh. He has also been a part of latin-jazz outfit THE LATINATION and with them he has toured most of the cities and venues across the sub-continent. Together with fender artist Rohan Ganguli, he founded the popular blues outfit BIG FAMILY with whom he played regularly in the circuit. He is also a founder member of jazz-funk project THE SHONAI COLLECTIVE and a regular feature for other popular projects like FENDER & FRIENDS, featuring Fender artists including Amyt Datta, Ehsaan Noorani, Loy Mendonsa, Warren Mendonsa, Rudy Wallang, Bruce Lee Mani etc. His career is spread over more than a decade during which he has performed extensively with musicians from India and abroad including Megan Powers (USA), Pradyumna ‘Paddy’ Manot, Sumit Ramachandran, Emmanuel Simon (France), Andrew Kay & Jonathan Kay (Canada), Michael Kuttner (Canada), Maarten Visser(Netherlands), Barbara Busch & Barbara Metzer (Germany), Sergio Dinarte (El Salvador), Ryan Shah (USA), Tadao Ishihama (Japan), Seth Panduranga Blumberg (USA), Saad Chowdhury (UK/Bangladesh), Mohammed Dordoh (Ghana), Carlos Liniero (Colombia) etc. … , to name a few. He was one of the top ten international talents all over the world and the only Indian musician invited by the MUSIC BOARD BERLIN and POP-KULTUR FESTIVAL’2016, to participate in their seminar and festival in August-September ‘16 at Berlin, after which he collaborated with German RnB/Blues singer Tabea Luisa , with whom she formed PROJEKT:TLQ and toured extensively all over India. He has played at distinguished festivals and venues in India and abroad like The Java Jazz Festival 2011(Jakarta, Indonesia), Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival 2017(Vilnius, Lithuania), B Flat Jazz Club (Berlin, Germany), Blue Note (Poznan, Poland), Fest Jazza International Jazz Festival (Koprivnica, Croatia), Festival Lent (Maribor, Slovenia)The Maze (Berlin, Germany), Musikstudio Ohrpheo (Berlin, Germany), 59 Rivoli (Paris, France), Hostel Celica (Ljubljana, Slovenia), Boatel Marina (Reijka, Croatia), Dev9t Festival (Belgrade, Serbia), No Black Tie (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Kolkata International Jazzfest (Kolkata, India), Pondy Partages (Pondicherry), Shisha Jazz Café (Pune), Blue Frog (Delhi/Mumbai/Pune/Bangalore), Mazda Hall (Pune) Osho Ashram Festival (Pune), Goethe Institute (Kolkata/Bangalore), High Spirits (Pune), B-Flat (Bangalore), Alliance Francaise (India, Nepal,Bangladesh), Russian Cultural Centre (Dhaka), Red Shift(Dhaka), EMK center(Dhaka), Jatra Biroti (Dhaka), USIS(Kolkata), The Piano Man(Delhi). Other than Steve Gadd, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Changuito, Giovanni Hidalgo, Antonio Sanchez, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Herbie Mason, Jeff Campitelli, Wes Montgomery, Jack Dejohnette, Vinnie Colaiuta …. etc., he draws influence from the nature and tries to imbibe and express that through his music. He feels music keeps him grounded and helps him to stay close to reality.