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A recipient of the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement award inhis work combines Asian and other worldwide influences with elements of jazz and electronica and often explores themes such as multiculturalism, politics, and spirituality.
Sawhney is also active in the Get Back To Love (Swing Beat Mix) - Various - FFRR - Silver On Black of arts and cultural mattersand is a patron of numerous film festivals, venues, and educational institutions.
As a child he studied piano, classical and flamenco guitar, sitar and tabla. Subsequently, he studied law at Liverpool University for a short time. It was during this period that Sawhney met up Children Of The Grave - Various - Nativity In Black: A Tribute To Black Sabbath a school friend, acid jazz keyboard-player James Taylor.
Sawhney then toured as part of The James Taylor Quartet. After dropping out of university, Sawhney trained as an accountant until leaving his job as a financial controller of a hotel to pursue his promising career in music. Sawhney moved to London, where he met up with old university friend Sanjeev Bhaskar ; together they created the comedy team The Secret Asians.
Performing extensively around the world, he has achieved an international reputation across multiple artistic mediums. Sincethe publishing interest of Nitin Sawhney's catalog has been represented by Reservoir Media Management. Sawhney has released 10 studio albums. He has received 17 major national awards for his album work and is a recipient of the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement award.
His box-set release One Zero was recorded live-to-vinyl as a celebration of ten albums releases. To date, Sawhney has scored over fifty films as well as many international TV programmes, ads and cinema trailers. Signed to LA based agency, First Artist Management, Sawhney has written music for a wide variety of contexts, from dark, high-tension drama to light hearted animatronics.
Sawhney has been commissioned to write the scores for a number of different projects. His work for film and television has led Sawhney to gain recognition within the world Nitin Sawhney - Enslaved Odyssey To The West Original Soundtrack classical music.
InSawhney composed "Neural Circuits" for the Britten Sinfonia  Inhe worked with Akram Khan and Anish Kapoorscoring the music to Khan's choreographed work Kaashwhich toured worldwide between — He recently finished scoring Andy Serkis' directorial debut Breathefeaturing Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy which goes on general release in October Its fourth series was broadcast in March Sawhney has recently appeared as an industry expert in two series of the acclaimed TV series Guitar Star for Sky Artsas well as appearing in and working as music director on the Sky Arts series Tony Visconti's Unsigned Heroeswhich aired in He produced several songs on Cheb Mami 's album Dellali.
He co-produced the second album from songwriter Get Cape. Nitin Sawhney - Enslaved Odyssey To The West Original Soundtrack Cape. He is also currently co-producing the latest album by the semi-classical all female string quartet Bond band. His musical ability to transcend cultural barriers has gained him much recognition from the classical and pop communities, leading to his unique claim to broadcasting and selling out as artist in his own right for both the BBC Traditional and Electric Proms at London's Royal Albert Hall and Roundhouse respectively.
Sawhney, given his classical background, is an experienced and established DJ, mixing styles from Afro-beat and Dubstep to Asian breakbeat and drum 'n' bass. Nitin Sawhney. Much of Sawhney's attention remains focused on the areas of education and community building, accepting the role of Artist in Residence for no less than five separate performing arts organisations across Great Britain and Asia.
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