SUMITRA

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Sumitra Nanjundan was born in New York City to Indian parents. At age 2, her family relocated to Vienna where she attended an English school. She began her musical studies at age 5, and at ten years old, moved to the UK to attend boarding school. Eventually, the performer went on to attend the University of Massachusetts, where she encountered such faculty luminaries as Max Roach and Archie Shepp, and heard concerts by jazz superstars Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan. After two years, unhappy with her chosen business major, she left school and returned to Vienna to prepare for the entrance exam at the Vienna Academy of Music, but became distracted from classical pursuits after unexpectedly joining her first band, Satu, as a writer and lead singer.

After leaving Satu, Sumitra began working with jazz pianist Peter Josel, who brought into the mix guitarist Peter Legat (currently leader of Count
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SUMITRA The Secret Of Our Souls album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Secret Of Our Souls
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1995
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Indian Girl
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2004
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Still
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016
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Bittersweet
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2019

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Pop/Art Song/Folk 1994

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