U Rajesh


U Rajesh is a notable mandolin artist from India. He is the brother of mandolin maestro U Shrinivas and began his training under the guidance of his father and brother. Rajesh has performed at shows in India and abroad and collaborated with a number of musicians, which includes Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks, Ranjit Barot, Mike Marshall, Karsh Kale, John McLaughlin, amongst many others. Rajesh is a recipient of the President’s Award in 2007 and a Grammy nomination in 2009 with John McLaughlin for his album ‘Floating Point’.