Mr. Anish : Drummer
Anish is the energetic drummer who ornaments the Thaikkudam team. He is a prodigy known for playing drums at any time signatures. He plays acoustic and electronic drums with ease and keeps the audience on their toes for hours during live shows with his infectious groove and flair for foot tapping beats. A name to reckon with in the Kerala music scene with frequent appearances on media, Anish has also received his training in South Indian Percussion Instrument ‘Mridangam’ from RLV College of Music, Kochi.Anish started his musical journey about 10 years ago, at the age of 17 and has been working with the greatest of musicians ever since. He has been part of many live stage performances with Padma Shri Hariharan, Naresh Iyer and many other leading artists. Having started his career with “Sizosis” party band in the midst of 2003, Anish had also performed many live stages shows both in India and aboard during his tenure with the rock band “Evergreen”. “Evergreen”, based out of Kochi is known for their melodic, hard-rock album “Between and Beyond” and their electrifying live performances. Shortly afterwards, he got an opportunity to work with another prominent Indian rock band “Mother Jane”’s lead guitarist Santhosh Chandran on many of his solo projects. “Rithu Raga” – a fusion rock band initiated by Anish shows his enthusiasm and strong passion towards rock music.As a teacher, Anish‘s aim was to perpetuate knowledge and inspire learning. Anish – who holds the 6th grade in drums, is also deeply involved in grooming promising new talent at numerous the Cochin Kalabhavan Music Academy, Joys Music Academy – founded by playback singer Minmini, Kochin refinery school, and such other avenues.