J Mathew Ltcl, is a versatile drummer & educator, who also holds clinic as well as demonstrations. His years of contributions in the area of performance, teaching, and recording are being reflected in the community. Due to his increased commitments in teaching, Matt decided to keep away from band commitments and decided to perform dynamic music in a selective way. Over the recent years, Matt mainly had his performances & training sessions in South India & in Middle East. It doesn’t stop there either, Matt continues to perform and takes new commitments as he moves ahead as a musician. Matt has made great efforts to preserve the value of acoustic drumming through teaching and by influencing professional drummers and bands in South India.
Frijo Francis is a Jazz Pianist and Music Composer working in the field of experimental music. He underwent rigorous western classical music training for 11 years and earned his ATCL diploma from Trinity College of Music, London. In the recent years, Frijo has worked with Maestro like Sri Trilok Gurtu etc..
Currently he works with the legend L.Subramaniam and for various acts all over the world. His harmonically and rhythmically advanced playing is influenced by several legends like Chick Corea, Keith jarret, Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans, and Miles Davis to name a few.
Having started his drumming career at the early age of 16, Pinson went on to join the “Elite Aces” band along with the musicians, The Issac brothers (Emile, Rex and Eugene). The band was an instant hit and went on to perform for several years at most leading hotels in Cochin. It was to be the first ever and most popular Pop act from this part of the country and also went on to accompany the Indian pop queen Usha Uthup for over 6 years there by performing all over the country.
A versatile drummer at his times, Pinson went on to play for Oriental/Carnatic music clubs like Kalabhavan and Cochin Arts& Communications along with the leading musician Rex Isaacs. He had the privilege to play for several leading playback singers like KJ Yesudas, Jayachandran, S Janaki and Vani Jayaram as well recording sessions with music director Jerry Amaldev. Meanwhile he also had his stint as a drums tutor at the Abover Institutions.
He later joined the rock band 13AD, which rose to fame in no time doing several shows both abroad and in India. Infact the band went on to become one of the pioneer rock acts in the country releasing 2 albums “Ground Zero” and “Through the Streets”.
More collaborations followed which included playing for the foreign band ” Crusaders” during their show at Cochin as well as accompanying some famous Western artists like Pete Sequira, Freddy Tiera to name a few. A stellar career spanning over 40 years, Pinson uncle as he is fondly called is without doubt one of the oldest rock drummers in India.
Gabriella Tannishtha is a Mangalorean raised in Bangalore. Her inclination towards music was recognized at a tender age of 4 and she was encouraged to be a part of the School Choir. There was no stopping Gabriella since then. At 15, with the guidance of Organist Mr. Andrew Bhagyanathan, she made a mark for herself as a Soprano Soloist in her church.
Her passion for music did not end here. Very early in life, at the age of 17, she started vocal training under the guidance of renowned musician NeeciaMajolly. She has mastered Western Classical, Music Theatre and Music Theory. Her repertoire also includes Opera, Lieder, English Folk Song, French Art Song, Pop Vocals and Broadway.
To name few of her outstanding performances, she has performed with International choirs including the Vienna University Choir and Akademia and has performed nationally with MMA (Madras Music Association), BC Choir (Bangalore Conservatory), The vocal Academy of India (New Delhi) and was a part of Madrigals etc. and is an active member of the Majolly Music Trust Choir (previously known as Camarata).She was one of the soloists for Tales of the Night conducted by Ms.FrancoiseLessere (France) one of Europe’swell known and reputed musicians and toured with them. She has performed solos in many vernacular languages for various Gospel Channels across India and sang more than 200 jingles for YOUTUBE.
She has passed her Grade 8 Western Classical Vocal Examination with a Distinction from the London College of Music, UK. She has also been bestowed with the Majolly Rolling Trophy for Best Vocalist Karnataka,India and is a High Achiever.
She was offered admission at the University of West London,London College of Music UK, to pursue Bachelor in Music (Vocal Performance) for her Excellence in the Grade 8 Western Classical Vocal Examination.
She has been a part of the Master class with Mr. Ivor Flint from the University of West London, HOD of Vocals,UK. Ms. Maria Forsstorm ,Performing Artist (Opera) of Sweden. Ms. Marianne Losco of France & Ms. Situ Singh Bulher of New Delhi, India. She is currently preparing for her Dip.LCM .
She was the Choir Director of the Girls Only and is a Vocal Coach. She continues to groom young talent and is ever willing to share her expertise with others. This is reflected in her interest of being a part of the Sunday School Ministry as well.
Anoob started learning drums at 1996 with Kalabhavan at Cochin. As a well dedicated student, he continued his music studies with all his expectations. But, unfortunately he wasn't satisfied on the training he received and decided to discontinue the music classes and later joined at JAM Drum School in 1999, where he still pursue his advanced music studies.
Along with his learning as an advanced student, he has achieved his 8th grade from The Trinity College, London, and subsequently started teaching at Jam drum school as a part-time tutor.
As a recognition to his unstinted dedication and commitment as a part-time tutor, he was appointed as a full-time faculty at JAM since 2012. He is a passionate drummer with a whole-hearted approach in music and simultaneously advancing with his further drumming and he is currently under the preparation to complete the ATCL Diploma. Apart from teaching, he is a performer and plays drums with the Cochin based band called "JUS JAM". His patience and love for drums will guide you to learn the joy of music studies with its passion from lessons to performances in a step by step process.
Brady's career in music started when he was 19 years old. A multi-talented musician, with amazing skills on Vocal, Guitar and Keyboard. He is always counted on his punctuality, straight-forwardness and has great practical approach in bringing the best out of the students. He has performed in several venues throughout South India & Middle East with some of the eminent Artists. As a true showman, he was the vocalist and keyboard player for the Cochin based rock band, Tom Sawyer. Also, an excellent Demonstrator / Solo performer despite of his busy teaching schedule.
Brady has been associated as faculty with Jam music education for the past 2 years and is favorite among his students. He has also gained an experience of 10 years in teaching, as a faculty at The Choice School, Cochin. Brady's talent and knowledge in music makes him an ideal teacher for the students who wish to learn Guitar or Keyboards with Vocals. Down to earth and humble, Brady is loved by all for his wonderful musicianship.