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Title
Human planet
Composer
Nitin Sawhney 1964-
Conductor
Stephen Hussey
Performer
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Publisher
Silva Screen, 2012
1 cd
Playing time
01:00:21
EAN
0738572137328
CDR
HFX8495

About Nitin Sawhney

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Nitin Sawhney (; born 1964) is a British Indian musician, producer and composer, as well as former comic actor. A recipient of the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement award in 2017, his 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 promotion of arts and cultural matters, and is a patron of numerous film festivals, venues, and educational institutions.

Early years

Nitin Sawhney was raised in Rochester, Kent, England, by first-generation British Indian parents. 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 with a school friend, acid jazz keyboard-player James Taylor. Sawhney the…Read more on Wikipedia