Premjit started his musical journey at the early age of 5 when he started learning Tabla and is a Sangeet Visharad. He is also a disciple of veteran Conguero Monojit Kochu Datta and has extensively learned Latin percussion from him. He has also completed his formal grades for Percussion and Theory of Music from Trinity College, London. During his college days, he started performing with his mod-alt. band CAMOUFLAGE. Later in 2008, he was asked by his Guru Monojit Datta to join his latinjazz band LOS AMIGOS and eventually with them he performed across the country and abroad at distinguished festivals and venues including the prestigious Java Jazz Fest in 2011.
He is currently recording and touring with experimental jazz fusion act THE BODHISATTWA TRIO with whom he has recorded 3 critically acclaimed albums and has toured extensively across Europe and Asia. He has also been a part of latin-jazz outfit THE LATINATION, and with them he has toured across the sub-continent. He is also one of the founding members of the popular blues outfit BIG FAMILY. He was one of the top ten international talents and the only Indian musician invited by the Music Board Berlin and Pop-Kultur Festival to participate in their festival in 2016.
He has also been an active educator and has been teaching at The Calcutta School of Music and C4 for more than a decade. He has recently become a member of the Trinity Rock and Pop Examiner Panel.