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John Mayer

vn, hps, 1930-2004 IN, Kolkata
Musician / Composer of Jazz, Folk and World

John Mayer (28 October 1930 – 9 March 2004) was an Indian composer known primarily for his fusions of jazz with Indian music in the British-based group Indo-Jazz Fusions with the Jamaican-born saxophonist Joe Harriott..Mayer was born in Calcutta, Bengal, British India, into an Anglo-Indian family and, after studying with Phillipe Sandre in Calcutta and Melhi Mehta in Bombay, he won a scholarship to London's Royal Academy of Music in 1952, where he studied comparative music and religion in eastern and western cultures.

     
Instruments
  • Violin
  • Harpsichord
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
New Light on New Light by John Mayer
Your Body Is a Wonderland on Room For Squares by John Mayer
Carry Me Away on Carry Me Away by John Mayer
Slow Dancing in a Burning Room on Continuum by John Mayer
Free Fallin' - Live at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA - December 2007 on Where the Light Is: John Mayer Live In Los Angeles by John Mayer
Waiting On the World to Change on Continuum by John Mayer
I Guess I Just Feel Like on I Guess I Just Feel Like by John Mayer
Gravity on Continuum by John Mayer
XO on XO by John Mayer
Daughters on Heavier Things by John Mayer

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Dhammapada. Portraits Of Bengal. Tantrik DancesJohn Mayer2016Compil.
DhammapadaJohn Mayer2006Album
Modern EnsembleJohn Mayer, Philip Sheppard2003Album
Sri Krishna, Flute Concerto: Mandala Ki Raga Sangeet; Galway plays MayerJohn Mayer, James Galway1981Album
Radha KrishnaJohn Mayer1971Album
Indo-Jazz-FusionsJohn Mayer, Indo-Jazz Fusion1969Album
Indo-Jazz InterpolationJohn Mayer1968Album
Shanta Quintet For Sitar And Strings / String Quartet No. 5John Mayer, Benjamin Frankel, The Lansdowne String Quartet With Diwan Motihar1967Album
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