Naryan Padmanabha, Sitar
With a musical career spanning 25 years and 15 albums, Naryan Padmanabha is continuously refining his sound as an innovative fusion sitar performer. He has been booked alongside Buffalo Philharmonic, The String Cheese Incident, Lotus, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Toubab Krewe, Bernie Worrell (Funkadelic, Talking Heads), Jennifer Hartwick & Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band), Garaj Mahal, Fareed Haque, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Steve Kimock, Andre Manga, Max Creek, Melvin Seals and JGB, and Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams. He has also recorded with the world renowned North Indian Classical vocalists V.J. Kichlu and South Indian percussionist T.S. Nandakumar. He is widely considered the go-to sitarist of Western New York and continues to please audiences with his ability to create soundscapes out of deep fusion grooves, earthly beats, resonating melodies and elevated improvised solos.
Naryan brings a perfect ambiance and vibe to music festivals, street fairs, theaters/venues, listening rooms, art gallery events, weddings, private events, parties & yoga classes! Reach out for more information!