In Conversation with Kudamaloor Janardanan | Straight Line | Part 03 | Kaumudy TV
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Kudamaloor Janardanan[കുടമാളൂര് ജനാര്ദ്ദനന്] (21 July 1969 – ) is an Indian flautist of the Carnatic music tradition.
Kudamaloor Janardanan was born into a musical family in Kerala, India. He had his basic vocal music lessons from his father, G. Krishna Iyer. Soon he was fascinated by the art of instrumental music and turned to the Indian flute.He is mostly a self-taught flautist. In his later years of student life, Janardanan was guided by his paternal uncle, K.Shivaramakrishna Iyer, a prominent flautist of his time. Janardanan was awarded the scholarship for further studies in music by the Department of Culture, Government of India. He went on to obtain a graduate degree in Violin from Madras University. Janardhanan is an 'A' Grade artiste of the All India Radio and an empanelled musician at the ICCR.