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.