Anup is a trained classical singer. He learned music from his father, the famous Bhajan exponent Purshottam Das Jalota and from Bhatkhande Vidyalaya in Lucknow.
On his live concerts, he is backed by a santoor player, a tabla player and a guitarist. Having performed with eminent performers like Mehdi Hassan, Lata Mangeshkar , Ghulam Ali, Ustad Zakir Hussain, late Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Jagjit Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Hariharan, Anup's feats boast of an outstanding record of over 1200 songs including Ghazals and Bhajans.
Yet, the talented maestro feels his thirst for excellence has not yet been quenched.