Instrumentalists

Kasim and Babu

Kasim and Babu

Kasim-Babu Brothers are the grandsons and disciples of the renowned Nadhaswaram Maestro Dr.Sheik Chinna Moulana. Today, Kasim-Babu are the front ranking Nadhaswaram artistes and are the torch bearers of Chinnamoulana’s tradition.

Karaikkudi R Mani

Karaikkudi R Mani

Karaikudi Mani was born as Ganapathy Subramanyam on September 11, 1945 in Karaikudi is an Indian percussionist, primarily adept in the mridangam. He is the son of Late Sri.T. Ramanatha Iyer and Smt. Pattammal.

Kanjira Ganesh Kumar

Kanjira Ganesh Kumar

Internationally renowned kanjira frame drummer Ganesh Kumar has played and led workshops throughout the world. Ganesh has performed with all the leading musicians in India and abroad and earned the appreciation from Doyen of Carnatic Music.

Kalpakam Swaminathan

Kalpakam Swaminathan

Kalpakam Swaminathan (15 August 1922 – 6 April 2011) was a vainika (veena player) of Carnatic music. Kalpakam was born in Sethalapathi village in the Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, India.

Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar

Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar

Kallidaikurichi S.Sivakumar hails from a musical family. His parents and grandparents, devotees of Lord Muruga, have specialized in rendering the Tiruppugazh of Arunagirinathar Swamigal, which occupies a prominent place in the chapter of Tamil devotional compositions.

Kadri Gopalnath

Kadri Gopalnath

Kadri Gopalnath is an Indian saxophonist and one of the pioneers of Carnatic music on the saxophone. He acquired a taste for music from his father Thaniappa, a nadhaswaram vidwan.

K V Prasad

K V Prasad

K.V. Prasad started learning the mridangam from the age of six from the Late Eranakulam Narayana Iyer. Parassala Ravi, Principal of the Palakkad Music College and Sangeetha Kalanidhi T.K.Murthy further helped him develop into a complete mridangam player.

K Sathyanarayanan

K Sathyanarayanan

K. Sathyanarayanan is a musician who performs Carnatic music concerts on the keyboard. Sathyanarayanan, at the age of 10, was among the youngest to have passed the Grade 8 keyboard examinations conducted by Trinity College, London.

K Arun Prakash

K S Narayanaswamy

K S Narayanaswamy, was born as Koduvayur Sivarama Narayanaswamy (1914 to 1999 CE) was a Carnatic veena exponent of the Thanjavur style, in which nuances and subtleties are given more importance over rhythm based acrobatics. He was born on the 27th of September, 1914

K Arun Prakash

K Arun Prakash

Arun Prakash was born on May 3rd, 1968 and is the son of the renowned music composer Kalaimamani Sri L. Krishnan. He began learning the art of playing the mridangam from Kalaimamani Ramanathapuram Sri M.N. Kandaswamy Pillai from the age of 9, and had begun performing in concerts by the age of 11.