Indian pianist-composer Aman Mahajan plays improvised music as a medium of expression, interaction and exploration, influenced by a diversity of traditional and contemporary forms of music from around the world.
His 2019 solo piano album REFUGE is a reflective set of musical themes exploring ideas of home and paying homage to inward journeys.
Mahajan is presently based in Bangalore, immersed in his solo piano project REFUGE, and collaborations including Tinctures with Berlin-based guitarist Nishad Pandey, a duo with vocalist Radha Thomas, and cross-cultural trio Mystik Vibes with percussionist Muthu Kumar and flautist Amith Nadig.
He has performed widely on the Indian music circuit, and in Europe and USA, at music venues, concert halls and music festivals including Moods (Zürich 2020), Murszene Graz (Austria 2019), Jazzwerkstatt Graz (Austria 2018), Jazz Utsav (New Delhi 2017), EUROPAFest (Sinaia 2015), Festival of Sacred Music (Thiruvaiyaru 2015), Goa Jazz Festival (Goa 2014), IndiEarth XChange (Madras 2014), Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival (Kasauli 2014), goMAD Festival (Ooty 2013) and MAD Festival (Ooty 2012).
Focussed on the contemporary improvised music scene in India, Mahajan teaches privately at his piano studio in Bangalore, and has been a returning faculty member at the Global Music Institute, Greater Noida.