Denis (Jagannat) is one of the best performers of traditional music in Russia and Europe. He began studying classical music and tabla at the age of 14. The first 4 years he studied at the JNCC Cultural Center in Moscow, while simultaneously doing acting in the pantomime theater. His first teacher was Hashmad Ali Khan, who, seeing his young talent, invited him to India for further improvement. Denis went to India at the age of 18.
In Delhi, he was fortunate enough to become a student of Ustad Rafi-ud-din Sabri, a representative of the Delhi Gharana school – the most ancient school of musical art according to the tabla. Graduated from Prayag Sangeet Samiti Institute (Master’s Degree). Studied South Indian Carnatic style. Has performed at leading concert venues in India.