John Anthony and kARNATRiix have also collaborated and played as a ensemble featuring various reputed guest artists from all over the world. The music video was aired on Channel V and the band performed live at 10 educational institutions across Chennai. Even in recent years, he was collaborating with young musicians for new projects. Standing by his memories, I just can say it was a huge honor to share a stage and co create few songs with him. Releases 1 Namasthe A musical album.
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The Kerala-based guitar ace, among the first to play Carnatic guitar, suffered a heart attack. Sign up for our mailing list.
John had more plans. John has been involved in a lot of environmental activities, concerned about climatic problems. Courtesy of the artist.
We hope other people too can share our experience. John Anthony was several years his senior says John Thomas, but he has never felt that age difference.
John was trained in the classical music too, western and Carnatic. Roger heard John play and suggested he be a teacher of guitar at the school. Shankar, Sivamani and A.
What I use is my experience and musical harmony. He was planning a tour with them.
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A couple of months after Kadamma, John and his team, went on to have a musical tour through eight railway stations in Kerala, to spread awareness. John was at first told off for not being able to pronounce Malayalam properly, remembers his friend John Thomas, co-founder of Motherjane, a year-old Kochi based rock band. It is not a traditional melody trapped in a melting pot of sampled copy-and-paste grooves topped by more samples of ambient keyboard and bass textures. But musicians sometimes split ways, and Rex went on to join Avial, while John and John too went their separate ways.
Kerala guitarist John Anthony in a promo photo for rock band Lazie Bison. It larnatriix at a recording by music composer Deepak Dev that we jammed together for the first time, and connected without actually speaking much.
With over 2, shows performed over the decades, the guitarist was part of many ensembles and projects that led him to perform around the globe. From his No More Bhopals campaign for environmental justice in the early s to promoting cleanliness in Karnatdiix Railways and launching the Kadamma Music Outreach Program in for environmental awareness.
Standing by his memories, I just karnatrikx say it was a huge honor to share a stage and co create few songs with him. John Anthony, the architect of kARNATRiix plays guitar and today has embarked on one of his dreams; putting together a band of young, talented and creative minds that will form the core of this eclectic sound.
Cris Follow cristweets Sunday, January 20, – It was before Rex became the lead guitarist for Avial, another popular rock band. The concert, featuring musicians from all over India was organized to bid farewell too Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior from Chennai.
They had an early marriage and John would kid that they grew up with their son Siddharth. John Thomas remembers that some time inwhen he first met him, John Anthony was telling them about it all being pretty much done in this life, and he would have to wait for his next life for his second innings.
It is contemporary and yet traditional. The music video was aired on Channel V and the band performed live at 10 educational institutions across Chennai.
Fusion Guitarist John Anthony of Karnatriix Dead at 62
Along with his rock bands, he also began collaborating with classical musicians for fusion concerts — musicians like M Balamuralikrishna, TV Gopalakrishnan, Basvaraj brothers and others. He was in fact practicing at his place in Thiruvananthapuram when unexpectedly he collapsed, and died on the way to the hospital.
Releases 1 Namasthe A musical album. Anurag Tagat Jan 20, This is not new for John.
The man was always active, always pleasant, his big smile famous. Twitter Feed Tweets by karnatriix.
It was called Roots.