---------------------------------------Pradyumna Singh Manot (Piano) :---------------------------------------Paddy is one of India's most talented jazzmen and the leading Latin jazz pianist in the country. He started his life in music on the piano at the age of six. Since that time he has been extensively studying Western Classical, Jazz (with Madhav Chari), Latin, Latin jazz and North Indian classical music.He has performed in many prestigious venues and festivals across India and has been a regular artist of the Congo Square Jazz Festival for past 8 years. Abroad he has also performed in Hong Kong, Indonesia, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Macau, Bangladesh and has performed in the World's biggest jazz festival, the Java Jazz Festival where he received accolades form great names of jazz including George Benson, Roy Hargrove and Joey de Franscesco.He has performed with many jazz artists such as American jazz singer Claire MIchaud, Canadian trombonist Alistair Kay (Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, etc.), star bassist Steve Zerlin, Alex Stuart and Indian guitar legend Sumith Ramachandran, among others. Paddy is also a founder member of the Latin- jazz bands Los Amigos and Jazzeando.Pradyumna has given many concerts with Indian musicians such as Grammy winner Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Ustad Rashid Khan, Ustad Sabir Khan, Pandit Vikku Vinayakram, Ustad Taufique Quereshi, Ustad Shujaat Khan, Ustad Raza Ali Khan, Pt.Tarun Bhattacharya, Pandit Subhankar Banerjee, Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, among others.Pradyumna has worked with many dancers across different dance forms. He has toured and performed with the world famous tap dancer Jason Samuel Smith and world famous kathak maestro Pandit Chitresh Das. He is also closely associated with Salsa company “Mambo City”.
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