a solo piano concert series featuring contemporary improvised music by Aman Mahajan
REFUGE is a set of musical themes composed between 2005–2018, that thrives on a synthesis of the spirit of jazz with a myriad of folk and classical influences. Equal parts structured and improvised, the music has been performed with various instrumentations, from solo piano to sextet.
refuge.1 is the solo piano version of this music – a collection of pieces that originated on the piano, travelled across the world on various collaborations meeting a multitude of musicians and audiences along the way, to return to the piano in this avatar.
29.10.2019 Brillante Piano Festival at Music Academy Kohima, Nagaland
15.06.2019 house concert in Gachibowli, Hyderabad
25.05.2019 The Blue Room, Jayanagar, Bangalore
04.05.2019 Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield, Bangalore
27.04.2019 Monk Studio, HSR Layout, Bangalore
16.12.2018 Courtyard Koota, Bangalore
18.11.2018 Theme Piano World, Bangalore
09.11.2018 The Bangalore School of Music
02.11.2018 Art Bengaluru, UB City, Bangalore
27.10.2018 [workshop] Taaqademy, Halasuru, Bangalore
14.09.2018 Musicians for Kodagu, Alliance Française de Bangalore
21.07.2018 The Muse Room, Bangalore
30.06.2018 The Blue Room, Bangalore
14.04.2018 India Center, Graz
11.04.2018 JazzWerkstatt 2018, Graz
14.11.2016 The Piano Man Jazz Club, New Delhi
11.10.2016 The Piano Man Jazz Club, New Delhi
09.04.2015 Carrots, Bangalore
Aman Mahajan is a pianist, composer and improviser based in Bangalore, India, playing improvised music across a diversity of musical idioms. His current work is influenced by traditional and contemporary forms of music from around the world, often concept-driven, and inspired by a sense of unity and connection. He is keenly interested in improvised music as a medium of interaction and exploration.