Lydian Nadhaswaram is a young Indian musician who is from Chennai, Tamil Nadu… His Music incorporates elements from many musical genres such as Western Classical, Jazz, Blues, Carnatic, R&B and more…Lydian plays more than 20 musical instruments such as
1. Piano 2. Drums 3. Guitar 4. Bass Guitar 5. Ukulele 6. Tabla 7. Mirudangam 8. Kanjira 9. Violin 10. Harpejji 11. Trumpet 12. Veena 13. Thavil 14. Bamboo Flute 15. Melodica 16. Harmonica 17. Ghatam 18. MIDI Saxophone 19. Xylophone 20. Marimba 21. Xiao Ruan 22. Mandolin 23. Merlin 24. Blues Guitar
Lydian Nadhaswaram is the title winner of The CBS World’s Best Competition Season 1 in 2019…He Represented India Amongst 185 Countries around the globe…He is also the first Indian musician to appear on the Ellen Degeneres show & The Siempre Ninos Spanish tv show in Telemundo networks...The jazz music scene now has an incredibly exciting new composer, Lydian Nadhaswaram. His first album, Chromatic grammatic, Breaks new ground. Each of the album's twelve numbers is composed in a different key of the chromatic scale. By fusing traditional jazz on Western instruments with the music played on Indian instruments and by introducing elements of carnatic music like Konnakol, Lydian Nadhaswaram has written a new grammar for jazz…
Accomplished musicians from across the world have joined hands with Lydian Nadhaswaram on a variety of instruments to bring his compositions of life.
This album features some of the best musicians in the world such as,
Dave Weckl - Drums Eric marienthal - Saxophone Frank Gambale - Guitar Mohini Dey - Bass Gino Banks - Drums B.C.Manjunath - Konnakol & Mridangam George Karayiannis - Guitar Alexander Toth - Double Bass Drums Shivamani - Drums & Percussions Rajhesh Vaidhya - Veena Amirthavarshini - Flute Mark Hartsuch - Alto Saxophone Pacific Horns (Brass Band) Steven Samuel - Drums S Akash - Bansur
Chromatic Grammatic is now all set to be submitted for the 65th Grammys in the category of Best Jazz instrumental Album.
Lydian Nadhaswaram is the music composer for the upcoming Historic Fantasy 3D movie “BARROZ THE D’GAMA’S TREASURE” which is directed and starred by the Veteran actor Shri.Mohanlal & produced by Aashirvadh cinemas & Story by Jijo Punnoose…
Lydian Nadhaswaram was awarded as the youngest best drummer in India 2013 & He studied Russian piano method under Dr.Surojeet Chaterjee for 2 years at Dr. A.R.Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory Chennai…He completed his grade 8 trinity college of London piano examination under Dr.Augustine Paul
Lydian has performed in International Jazz Foundation New York with Legendary jazz singer “Tony Bennet” and other musicians… Adding to above.... Now he is a one and only student to Maestro Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja sir ... Recently got nation award in music category for year 2021