Chaitanya natu is a percussionist from India. He started playing tabla at the age of 6. He is born in a musical family learning Indian classical music. He started listening to various sounds from nature and great maestros playing different instruments and found rhythm as an important part of his life.
He is learning Indian classical music from the age 6 which brought him with a lot of opportunities to play, observe and seek more.He has completed master of music (Contemporary performance and production concentration) from Berklee college of music 2021, Advanced diploma in music (Specialization rhythm) from Bhartiya vidyapeeth, Master of Music in “Tabla” from Gandharva mahavidyalaya in 2018 and on academic side have earned Master’s in Computer Applications from pune university in 2019 & Master’s in Digital Marketing from IEM in 2023.
He has performed in different festivals in india, performed in a guinness world record event which was organized by “art of living” in 2012. He has been playing percussion in various devotional and folklore music in india. Chaitanya has also got an opportunity to compose for different musicals in a social organization “Jnana Prabodhini”.
Apart from India he has carved his musical side in spain, he has been performing in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia for different events. He did also performed in various events organised by Berklee college of music, valencia like festival musaico, lagos concerts, les arts. He got an opportunity to record cajon, tabla and other percussion instruments for different artists around the world in berklee studios. He feels glad & honoured to be a part for Gilberto gill tribute (honourable doctorate) event organized by Berklee college of music. He recorded percussion in two of the beautiful songs by Gilberto gill namely Rafazenda, Palco.
On his research of musical innovation, Chaitanya is working on different membranophones by playing & combining patterns, sounds from African Polyrhythms, Flamenco music, Latin music, Middle eastern rhythm with a foundation of Indian tala system.
Currently he lives in valencia, working on recording projects, playing in bands like om experience and taali-khali which are emerging soulful diverse bands not only in nationality but also music. He has been also teaching indian rhythm in different countries like Canada, Australia, India & Spain. With all performing and creative elements he is also been efficient in audio and design oriented softwares.
He has also worked as a software & web developer in many companies and have experience in building web applications using different platforms. Learning technology gives him an advantage to implement in his musical career like production, recording techniques and also creating artistic websites.