On stage, under the spotlight, with an audience in front and a band behind me, that’s where I like living most of all. I discovered this when I was a little kid and would sing for my mom’s friends. Today nothing has changed. That’s still my most favourite place to be. I think i live […]

Earlier in the summer, I was in NYC and had two weeks of terrific fun planning and finally recording an album I’ve always wanted to do. Writing lyrics and writing books things I really enjoy doing… not quite as much as singing though if I’m to be honest. Anyhow, I’ve been working on a bunch […]

Aman Mahajan and I have been working on the tunes in Bangalore Blues for about 6 or 7 years now. Trying it out in different formats depending on whether we have a quartet a quintet a trio, or this, o0ur favourite format, a duo. A pure piano and voice rendition of our own material, this […]

https://mynunorthernsoul.bandcamp.com/album/trinkets-things-1978-demo Featuring Radha Thomas (Shottam) and Ryo Kawasaki who collaborated from 1977 onwards until about 1979, there were many performances and recordings. This one is particularly interesting.This limited-edition cassette contains four tracks taken from demo tapes and live performances dating back to 1977. Kawasaki explains, “… actually how I got my hands on these were […]

  Aditi Rastogi, Woman’s Era, April 19, 2016 “The Cauliflower diet is the new rice, new potato, the new thin” says Chef and author Radha Thomas. Cauliflower is the answer to the prayer of every person on the planet who wants to lose weight, wants to stay healthy. Radha Thomas, the author of ‘The Cauliflower […]

By Ayesha Tabassum She’s an author, jazz vocalist, band leader and mother to a 27-year-old – but not in that order. Right now, the irrepressible Radha Thomas is floating in spiritual space because her album I Only Have Eyes For You has been playing across 100 radio stations. Radha, who was trained in Hindustani classical […]

Black and white in Bangalore A couple of days ago, Naresh Fernandes, tireless researcher, journalist and author of Taj Mahal Foxtrot (a book that looks back in time at the jazz scene in India) posted a beautiful piece of music in the newly formed online group, ‘JazzInBangalore’ on what else, Facebook. “Group’ used to be […]

By Isha Sharma Get ready to jazz it up as this Bangalore-based band performs at a music festival in the city UNK: The Radha Thomas Ensemble, will be performing in the city tomorrow. Formed two and-a-half years back, the band features Matt Littlewood, from the UK, on the saxophone, Aman Mahajan on keyboards, Ramjee Chandran […]