Nitin Sawhney

Nitin Sawhney
Nitin Sawhney
  • country:United Kingdom
  • style(s):Electronic, World Fusion
  • label:Sony Music Entertainment
  • type:Band
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental, electronic, guitar
  • artist posted by:Riot Artists

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  • Nitin Sawhney (Piano, Guitar)


Nitin Sawhney is a British Indian musician, producer and composer whose work is an eclectic mix of global sounds drawing from club orientated electronica to flamenco, Indian classical music and commercial song writing. He is the recipient of over 20 international awards including a CBE, an Ivor Novello lifetime achievement award, 6 independent honorary doctorates and has scored approximately 60 films (including Warner bros’ Mowgli for Netflix), numerous tv series, including BBC’s epic Human Planet series, made over 20 studio albums, 11 under his own name, and has also scored extensively for theatre, dance and video games. Nitin is a member of the academy of motion picture arts and sciences and BAFTA.

As a touring musician, Nitin has performed extensively at some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, Hollywood Bowl and Sydney Opera House. As a DJ, he has performed across the world and appeared regularly at London’s most popular club, Fabric, compiling their album release – Fabriclive 15. As well as having curated many international festivals, Nitin has lectured at numerous international universities, including Stanford and Berklee in Valencia. Collaborations include work with Paul McCartney, Sting, Jeff Beck, Ellie Goulding, Annie Lennox, Will Young, Bob Geldof, Andy Serkis, Mira Nair and Nelson Mandela.