S. J. Jananiy is a Multi-Global-Award-Winning Composer, Singer-Songwriter, Versatile Musician, Indian Classical Vocalist, Western Classical Singer, Music Director, Playback Singer, Performer, Music Producer, Sound Engineer, Record Producer, Carnatic Keyboard Instrumentalist, Keyboardist/Pianist/Harmonium Player, and Research Scholar. Records multi percussions for own recordings. Bestowed with the "National Award" (Prime Minister Rashtriya Bal Puraskar), 2002 from the Government of India & "Kalai Maamani" Award by the Government of Tamilnadu, 2018. She's a Voting Member of the Recording Academy / GRAMMYs, LA Chapter. She has won the following global honours: ISSA (International Singer-Songwriters Association) Award Bronze, Atlanta, USA, 2023; ICMA (InterContinental Music Awards) 2022, LA, USA - Best of Asia; HIMA (Hollywood Independent Music Awards) Nominee, 2023; 5X ICMA (InterContinental Music Awards) 2023, Nominee, LA, USA; Peace Song Award Winner 2018, LA, USA; 2X The Akademia Award Winner, March 2019; 8X Global Music Awards, Silver & Bronze, La Jolla, California, USA, 2019 & 2022; IMA (Independent Music Awards Nominee), 2019; 3X Clef Music Award Nominee, 2022 & 2023. Her debut English Song "Believe in You", topped the 19th position on Euro Indie Music Chart 2019. She is the recipient of many Awards & Titles and an "A Grade" artist of All India Radio. She has performed 1100 stage shows in various genres, including Jugalbandhi with Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia at Alhambra concert Hall, Paris, France. S.J. Jananiy has collaborated with Musicians & Producers globally. To mention a few, Sofia Session Orchestra - GVA Records, Bulgaria; Overcoming Church, USA & South Korea; Indian Trap, LA, USA; Multi-Grammy Winning Musician Lonnie Park, USA; David Vito Gregoli, Santa Monica, CA, USA; California-based Filmmaker and A-List Photographer Nick Saglimbeni of Slickforce Inc; Session Musicians from Musiversal; Matty Harris, LA, USA; Benny Steele, LA, USA; Donal Whelan, Mastering World, London; Jeff Silverman, Nashville, USA; Tom Ritter, Nashville, USA; Morgan, LA, USA; Mark Summers, London; Beatboxer Fii, Austria; Ali Sehir, Clarinet Artist, Mid-East; Kiat Goh, Singapore; Christophe Luciani, Celloist, Paris, France etc. She has collaborated and performed with Legends & Musicians from India, such as Dr S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Dr M. Balamuralikrishna, Hariharan & many others, along with her amazing team of prolific Session Musicians based in India. She scored Music for a Tamil Movie, "Prabha”, in which her Guru Late Dr M. Balamuralikrishna rendered his final Playback Song. Holds more than 80+ Records to her credit. She composes music and sings for several Indie Albums, Scores/Cues, Short Films & Ad Idents. Completed ATCL in Western Classical Vocal, Grade 8 in Keyboard, Theory & Vocal from Trinity College London. A Senior Diploma from Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Hindustani Classical Music. A Grad in Economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai. A Post Grad in Indian Music & M.Phil Music pursuing a PhD from Queen Mary's College, Chennai, India. Owns a Pro Recording Studio, "3 Dot Recording Studios", & an Audio Label "JSJ Audio". A “To-go person for the one-stop-shop”!
Vishnu Mantra by Indian Trap & S. J. Jananiy @Spotify
This is the most amazing blend of modern sounds with an ancient story from India! This Mantra brings prosperity and auspiciousness and for attaining immense benefits in life. Indian Trap (aka Jay) co-wrote this astonishing power-packed track with award-winning Indian Composer S. J. Jananiy, to create a new sound that combines ancient Sanskrit mantras with classical Indian vocal techniques and contemporary Trap Music.