Jazz India Circuit feat Dave Weckl (Delhi)
Teamwork Arts' Jazz India Circuit presents its set of concerts in Delhi as a celebration of the classic sounds of jazz - a throwback to the golden era of the music with a line-up of artistes who are at the top of the musical game.
Jazz India Circuit is one of the biggest celebrations of jazz in India, exploring the entire spectrum of the fascinating genre from across the world, and culminating in the beautiful cities of Delhi and Goa. In the current season, 6 concerts of the Circuit are split between Goa and Delhi, from December 2017 to March 2018. It truly is the most anticipated jazz spectacle in the country.
Abhijith P.S. Nair is a sensational young violinist and film music composer based in India. Known for his instrumental video projects, he was introduced to Carnatic music at the age of 13. He has recently collaborated with legendary drummer Dave Weckl for his first international instrumental jazz fusion album "Saraswati At Montreux”. He has shared the stage with great artistes like Padmashree K.J. Yesudas, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Sivamani, and many more.
Sandeep Mohan is a talented young guitarist who did his 8th grade in Western classical guitar from Trinity College, London. Sandeep founded his first band in 2008 called Wings. The band did many shows within Kerala and outside. Sandeep has played in S36, the official band for the Rajasthan Royals in the 2010 IPL season. He has worked in many Malayalam and Telegu films and collaborated with Dave Weckl for his first "Saraswati At Montreux”.
Joe Johnson is one of the finest keyboard players from South India and has worked with the jazz fusion band Karnatrix led by the popular guitarist John Antony. He performed with the jazz drummer Senri Kawaguchi on her Indian tour and has worked with many bands and artistes in Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius, Maldives, UAE, etc.
The Diaspora House
John Law’s Congregation
The Karan Khosla Trio
Karan Khosla, the Trio’s main guitarist, has a passion for playing bebop, blues and good old rock and roll. He is a long time protégé of jazz guitar icon and pedagogue, Matthew Warnock with hundreds of sessions to his credit and plays regularly for some of the city’s most popular music acts such as BollyJazz, The NuDeli Rhythm Section and many others. As a songwriter, Karan has written music for popular alternative-rock band, “The Limited Experience”, whose video “Constitution of Love” has been widely featured on MTV Asia.
Ekaterina Aristova, who is on upright bass, is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia and finished music school as a classical piano player. She graduated from the M.P. Musorgskys St. Petersburg State Music College as a double bass/bass guitar player and music teacher. She has also learnt the art of improvising, arrangement and performing with jazz orchestras in special workshops at the Bayerisch Musikakademy, Marktoberdorf, Germany and has trained in the theory of jazz music and improvising at the workshops of the legendary American piano player Barry Harris.
Delhi-based drummer Aditya Dutta is part of The Piano Man Jazz Club’s in- house band. He performs and collaborates as a session musician with various artistes from independent music circuits of Delhi and NCR. He is also on the drumming faculty at music schools across the city.
About the Venue
One Golden Mile
One Golden Mile, Netaji Nagar, bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi