Prasanna’s Corner
It was an honor to perform at the invitation of Berklee College of Music at Boston's iconic Symphony Hall at the special A.R. Rahman meets Berklee event on Oct 24. Berklee College of Music also did an interview with me which can be read HERE. The same week, Algorithms directed by Ian McDonald and music by Prasanna received an amazing one week run at Quad Cinema in New York after a similar run in Los Angeles as it gears up for the Oscars as one of the strongest entries for Documentary Feature film. The film has won great acclaim from Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice and more. I am also excited to perform two concerts in San Antonio, TX on Nov 10 and 11. On Nov 10, I will perform with Bill Urmson on bass and Mauricio Zottarelli on drums at the University of Texas. Details HERE. On Nov 11, to celebrate Veteran's day, I will do a solo guitar concert and a special set with the father-son San Antonio Jazz duo of George Prado (Acoustic bass) and Aaron Prado (Piano). Details HERE
 
 
News
Aug 20, 2013
Prasanna was featured performing with Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman for MTV's signature show 'Coke Studio' in its Season 3 on Aug 17, 2013. Sony Music released a DVD and CD of the project titled "A R Rahman featuring Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Farah Siraj & Ani Choying, Rayhanah & Issrat Quadhri, Prasanna, Sivamani" . The other musicians include Keba Jeremiah on acoustic guitar, Kevin Doucette on Piano/keyboards, Mohini Dey on bass and many more wonderful musicians. Check out 'Aao Balma' featuring Prasanna's signature playing HERE
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March 2, 2014
Prasanna started 2014 on an exciting note composing and performing with an amazing 13 piece band in Belgium called 'Manngold De Cobre' for two concerts on Jan 16 and 17th at Sint Niklas and Gent for Europalia Festival. This was followed by a couple of concerts in Ljubljana and Celje in Slovenia on Jan 18 and 20th for the 'Days of India in Slovenia' festival, an initiative of the Indian Embassy in Ljubljana with the support of the Ambassador of India in Slovenia. And then a tour of 4 cities performing with Ustad Shujaat Khan (Sitar), Selvaganesh (Kanjira), Phil Maturano (drums), Abishek Raghuram (vocal) and Amit Choubey (tabla) with concerts in Bangalore on Jan 24, Ahmedabad on Jan 26, Mumbai on Jan 30 and Hyderabad on Jan 31. Feb featured two concerts in New York - Feb 20 with the Golden Ratio project and Feb 28 with 'Prasanna and Friends'. Do check out the Tours page for all info and I look forward to bringing much more music and love to you all in 2014!
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Prasanna is a living hope for quality music - A.R. Rahman,
  Academy Award winning film composer
I sometimes struggle to get my head around the fact that Prasanna and I actually play the same musical instrument. He somehow manages to make an electric guitar do things which are clearly not possible - Guthrie Govan,
  Acclaimed guitarist
Prasanna's compositions convey a cosmopolitan harmonic language, rich with passing frictions- Nate Chinen,
  New York Times
Prasanna plays guitar like nobody on the planet - Phil Dipietro,
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A true world music visionary - Bill Milkowski, Jazziz
As instantly recognizable as Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix - Teed
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He just cannot strike a false note ever - R. Srinivasan, Indian Express
 
 

Prasanna is the quintessential Indian Renaissance man. A pioneer in performing Carnatic music on the guitar, an engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, a composer for an Oscar winning film, an internationally acclaimed guitarist in contemporary Jazz, Rock and Blues, a Magna-Cum-Laude graduate of Berklee College of Music, an entrepreneurial visionary in the business of creative music and education, Prasanna was voted among the top 50 creative Indians by Open Magazine in 2010 alongside Sachin Tendulkar, Viswanathan Anand, A.R. Rahman, Arundati Roy and others.

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