Anand, 26 is a Mumbai based musician and has actively been in the city’s performing space since the last 7 years. Before finishing his civil engineering in 2017, Anand performed extensively at local college competitions with his very first band and since then, he’s toured and performed with several other bands across India at high-profile venues like The Humming Tree in Bangalore, IIT Delhi, The Quarter in Mumbai and the Orange Festival in Arunachal Pradesh. Along with doing live shows, Anand has also been a session bass player for multiple artists. He’s currently an active member of 4 different independent bands.
He credits his early desire to learn the bass to the legendary music of bands like The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. While bands from the Indian independent scene like Blackstratblues, Indus Creed and Soulmate remain his local idols.
Under the amazing tutelage of Marios Menelaou, he’s recently completed his 3 years, Pro Course in bass at The True School of Music in Mumbai and continues to be a teacher at the same facility.