By Garry Booth, 15 June 2020 It’s surprising that Indian musicians haven’t made greater inroads into jazz. Of course, there are significant examples of Western players being influenced by Indian music and Indian instrumentalists have also featured in jazz settings, most memorably in John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu and Shakti groups. But Indian jazz singers […]

  Many people ask me if I have any music from the time I was the lead singer in the Human Bondage, a rock and roll band in India, led my my then-husband Suresh Shottam and his brother Ramesh Shotham. Yes, they had different spellings for their last name. They have another brother Naresh, whose […]

Jim Hynes / 29 April 2020 Radha Thomas, a veteran rock and jazz vocalist who is also Indian classically trained, joins with improvisational pianist Aman Mahajan for this spare duo performance where both contribute compositions, with Thomas responsible for the lyrics. Thomas sings while Mahajan plays either acoustic piano or Fender Rhodes across seven songs, […]

Anurag Tagat Mar 15, 2020 Off their debut collaborative jazz album ‘Bangalore Blues’, the accompanying music video tells a story of a night out in New York City Radha Thomas and Aman Mahajan have released their first collaborative album ‘Bangalore Blues.’ Photo: Courtesy of the artist Bengaluru’s seasoned jazz voice Radha Thomas and pianist Aman Mahajan have been working […]

By Jayanthi Madhukar, Bangalore Mirror | Updated: Mar 15, 2020 If nothing else, Bengalureans resort to humour in the face of the crumbling infrastructure. Bengalurean jazz singer Radha Thomas and pianist Aman Mahajan however, wrote the song Load-shedding as an ode to the power cuts in the city. This, along with six other tracks, are included in […]

By Asha Chowdary, March 14 2020, Your Story If you love jazz music, don’t miss a unique jazz album from vocalist, Radha Thomas and pianist Aman Mahajan. Here’s an interview with the talented duo behind this special musical collection. Radha Thomas, is one of the city’s best-known jazz vocalists, who interprets jazz in unique ways […]