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‘Vari’ Album Release Concert - Bengaluru


May 17 2024 to May 17 2024 7 p.m.


Price: Rs 499 onwards Book/Buy


Chowdiah Memorial Hall

16th Cross Rd, Vyalikaval, Kodandarampura, Malleshwaram 560003

Event Description

Varijashree's eponymous original music album “VARI” set for release in May 2024 on GroundUp Music, USA, produced by Grammy® Award Winning artist Michael League of Snarky Puppy is a conjunction of Indian music and Global music presented on the sonic platter of Indian classical and folk percussion. The heart and soul of the album lie in its sound with a mission to transcend boundaries.

The Band Michael League on Bass & Synth Bass: One of the highly respected music producers, and directors in the world of Global music, is the founder of renowned bands such as Snarky Puppy, and more. Michael is also the music producer and band director of album VARI.

Vivek Santosh on Keys: A classically trained pianist holding an LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College London) Diploma Certificate, well known for his unique techniques of blending into the world of Indian music with his Western Classical musical sensibilities.

Pramath Kiran on Percussions: A versatile percussionist, seamlessly bridges classical instruments such as Tabla and Morching with a spectrum of global percussions, including Djembe, Congas, and Cajon, each played with authenticity.

Jayachandra Rao on Mridangam: One of the stalwarts in the world of Indian rhythm today, is a Mridangam vidwan who is sought after for his unique musicality, who adds magic to many musical presentations through his soulful playing.

Apoorva Krishna on Violin: A highly accomplished South Indian Classical Violinist in the Carnatic and Global genres, well known for her strong Carnatic roots and her cross-cultural musical ventures.

Varijashree was widely recognised as a child prodigy who could identify 100 Carnatic ragas at the tender age of 18 months, and began performing Carnatic concerts at the age of 4. Coming from a rich background of an intricate classical form of music such as Carnatic music, Varijashree is one of the pioneering artists in applying the techniques, fundamentals, and the sound & soul of Indian singing in the global music context. Apart from being a singer, Varijashree is also a flautist, composer, a song writer, and a music educator. As an artist of unique capabilities, Varijashree has been featured alongside and collaborated with few of the most notable musical personalities in the world such as Bobby McFerrin, Jacob Collier, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Victor Wooten, Bèla Fleck, Hamilton de Holanda, Eddie Gomez, Ricky Kej, and more.

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