Waka has been studying North Indian music on the Tabla since 1987 from Keshav Nayak and Pt.Dilip Mukherjee.
To give added depth to the understanding of Indian classical music, he has been additionally studying to play the melodious Esraj from master Pt. Buddhadev Das since 2008 and vocal from Pt. Devashish Dey since 2013.
During this time he has performed numerous concerts and and taught workshops in India, Bangladesh, Okinawa, Mainland Japan, Thailand,Korea, China, Canada and Taiwan. In the classical style of North Indian Hindustani music he has accompanied Indian vocalists and a variety of musicians playing the magical, moody and enchanting Indian Raga Instruments.
Waka has been actively bringing Indian classical music form to Taiwan. In 2011 he was awarded as the Finalist in the Best Performance Awards, in Taiwan.