Santosh Naidu

[singlepic id=58 height=250 float=right]Santosh is a Canadian ‘Platinum’ recording artist who has been in the music industry for over 20 years.  At the age of 5, he embraced the study of classical tabla under the tutelage of Ritesh Das and master Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. At the age of 14 he became a co-founding member of the Juno Nominated World Percussion group “Toronto Tabla Ensemble”.
As a member of TTE, he performed all over North America at various music festivals. In 2001, Santosh joined Platinum and Grammy nominated recording artist K-OS as his lead percussionist and drummer and has written and performed with K-OS for the past 9 years. Santosh Naidu has been nominated for numerous awards including a Juno award and a My Bindi Award.  Santosh has also co-written scores for film, including “Anamika” (2002), “Burning to Shine” (2006) and “Calcutta Taxi” (2013).
Santosh regularly accompanies KathakToronto classes, allowing students to experience and develop skills of dancing with in-person tabla.