Available group size : 8 – 14
Pradyumna Singh Manot a.k.a. Paddy, is a fiery Latin Jazz Pianist, composer and music educator from India.
Catch paddy entertain and educate you on the history of Jazz and Latin music while demonstrating his technical prowess on the piano!
He is Founder, Director of Music Studies, Prime Mentor and Head of Departments of Piano, Jazz and Blues at 12 Keys. He started studying the piano at the age of 6. He studied Western Classical Music for 12 years and gave numerous recitals, which included solo piano recitals and the performances of many piano concertos with A’telier de Musique under the conducting of Abraham Mazumdar.
Pradyumna studied North Indian Classical music for three years. He studied tabla under Ustad Sabir Khan of the Farrukhabad Gharana and vocal music under Kumar Mukherjee and Ustad Raza Ali Khan of the Patiala Gharana.
Pradyumna started his journey in the study of Jazz music at the age of 18 and at 24 became a student of the late Madhav Chari for 8 years. He has since performed extensively with popular blues, jazz and latin ensembles such as Saturday Night Blues Band, Los Amigos, The Latination and Jazzeando. He is the founder and leader of the Latin ensemble Los Gatos, Poco Loco and Jazz ensemble – 4 on a Swing, which has been empanelled with India Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and represented India in the Panama Jazz festival 2018 and performed at the prestigious Danilo Perez Jazz Club in Panama.