Friday 14th June 2024
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American Tamil vocalist Ganavya makes BBC Jools Holland debut

Earlier in the week, American Tamil artist @ganavya made her UK television debut on the award winning “Later with Jools Holland,” performing her single “Forgive me my,” accompanied by mridangam and harp.

Ganavya Doraiswamy, is a New York-born, California based and Tamil Nadu-raised critically acclaimed vocalist, scholar, Carnatic musician and multidisciplinary creator. A soundsmith and wordsmith, her heavenly and rooted voice mesmerised UK television viewers.

Recently named Guardian’s one to watch, Ganavya’s album “Like the Sky, I’ve Been Too Quiet” received a glowing 4/5 review. “Across 13 tracks, Ganavya’s warm, ornate Tamil vocals are set to bubbling modular synths and breathy woodwind flutes, producing a mix of spiritual jazz and ambient experimentalism.”

For over three decades, the iconic BBC music program “Later with Jools Holland,” has been a bastion for artists, showcasing the diversity of music from across the globe.

The show, presented by musician, composer and television personality Jools Holland, has in the past featured other Tamil artists – American singer and guitarist Bhi Bhiman (2012), and Bangalore based folk artist Raghu Dixit (2010). After Raghu Dixit’s performance of “No man will ever love you like I do,” his single hit the top spot on iTunes world music chart.

From June 27th to the 30th, Ganavya is performing in London for a residency with Love Supreme Projects! Don’t miss her live.