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U. Shrinivas

Band, 1969-2014 IN, Andhra Pradesh
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Upalappu Shrinivas U. Srinivas

Uppalapu Srinivas (28 February 1969 – 19 September 2014) was a virtuoso Indian mandolin maestro and composer belonging to the classical Carnatic musical tradition of Southern India. Srinivas is regarded as the Mozart of classical Indian music. "George Harrison's favourite piece of Indian music was Mandolin Ecstasy, an album recorded by a child prodigy from Madras called U Srinivas at the age of 13. It was, like, my dad's favourite album of all time," says (Dhani) Harrison. "U Srinivas is 27 now and still making music. He plays an electric five-string mandolin, he's fantastic...." Over the next four decades, he toured across the world, and collaborated with John McLaughlin, Michael Nyman, and Michael Brook. At a very young age he was internationally viewed as the successor to Pandit Ravi S

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Title Artist Year Type
Sangam (Michael Nyman Meets Indian Masters)Michael Nyman, U. Shrinivas, Rajan & Sajan Misra2012Album
The Way Of BeautyShakti : John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, V. Selvaganesh, U. Shrinivas, Shankar Mahadevan2009Album
SamjanithaU. Shrinivas2008Album
Sangam (Michael Nyman Meets Indian Masters)Michael Nyman, U. Shrinivas, Rajan & Sajan Misra2002Album
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