Portrait of Siddharth Nagarajan, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2023, posing for their award

Siddharth Nagarajan

InterContinental Music Awards Winner

2023 – Best of Asia | Asian Jazz & Crossover

Siddharth Nagarajan: Layaatraa, the brainchild of the drummer Siddharth, is an Indian fusion project that flawlessly merges the rich traditions of Indian music with captivating elements from various genres. With a rhythmic prowess that is unparalleled, Siddharth, along with a collective of exceptional musicians, creates an enchanting musical experience that transcends boundaries.

Drawing inspiration from the vast palette of Indian classical music, Layaatraa weaves intricate melodies and complex rhythms into a tapestry of sonic beauty. The band fearlessly explores collaborations with diverse genres, infusing their music with hints of jazz, rock, funk, and world music. Their unique fusion sound resonates with both traditional enthusiasts and modern listeners, inviting them on a journey of cultural exploration.

Layaatraa’s performances are a mesmerizing spectacle, captivating audiences with their vibrant energy and virtuoso musicianship. Their compositions are a harmonious blend of innovation and tradition, reflecting their deep respect for Indian heritage while pushing the boundaries of musical expression.

With their infectious rhythms, soul-stirring melodies, and unwavering passion for artistic exploration, Layaatraa and the Drums Siddharth Collective are paving a new path in the Indian music scene, uniting cultures and transcending genres with every beat.