Sitar Player Jonathan

Live Music And DJ,Indian/ Bollywood,Specialist Musicians,Themed Entertainment,Bollywood & Indian,World & Cultural Acts,Indian / Bollywood
Sitar Player Jonathan
Reasons to book this ACT
  • One of the world's most versatile sitarists with over 20 yrs experience

  • Over 800 function performances, perfect for Asian themed events

  • Previous clients inc Google, Cartier, Omega Watches, Sir Paul McCartney

  • Also available with Sitar and Tabla duo

  • Based in the UK & available to perform at events worldwide

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Jonathan is currently one of the most versatile sitarists in the world, having studied both Indian & western music. From these traditions he has created a unique creativity towards the sitar, seeing it as a instrument and not a genre. His ability to read western notation has enabled him to work on many collaborations and the wide range of artists Jonathan has worked with reflects the diversity in his playing:
Joji Hattori, Paul Weller, Kathryn Tickell, BBC Concert Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Kumar Bose, Kavita Krishnamutri, Kuljit Bhamra, Erich Gruenburg, Rohan De Saram, Kenny Wheeler, The Orlando Consort, John Wilson, Bombay Dub Orchestra, Future Sounds of London, Sarah Brightman, Noel Gallagher, and Sir Paul McCartney.

Jonathan is always in great demand for function performances With 20 years experience in his field and over 800 function performances Jonathan can offer the very best in live sitar for your event.  Jonathan has been playing at events throughout the UK for clients such as Google, Cartier, Omega Watches, Sir Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger.  The Sitar and tabla makes perfect background music during dinner or a drinks reception, and is perfect entertainment for Asian themed events.

Omega Watches
Sir Paul McCartney
Mick Jagger
And many more...

"Virtuoso sitar player"


"beautifully serene"

Salisbury festival



"A breath of fresh musical air."

Toronto Star

"History in the making."

Jazzwise Magazine

"Mayer clearly knows what he's doing on the sitar."


"...Mayer's clear facility on his instrument."


"...pushes at the limits of what we expect from the sitar."


"...and some exhilarating solos from Jonathan on Sitar....."

The Times UK

".....Jonathan weaves a gorgeous modal jazz solo on the Sitar"

Timeout Uk