Nitin Sawhney Biography – A4 document

Series nameNitin Sawhney

This is a three page biography of Outcaste Records artist Nitin Sawhney, written by Outcaste Records. It provides details on Sawhney’s early career before he became an internationally renowned musician, and highlights his musical and touring achievements.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/ART/NS/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesNitin Sawhney signed to Outcaste Records in 1993 and was the first artist to sign to the label. An award winning writer, comedian, actor and scriptwriter, Sawhney is in great demand as a musician, songwriter, producer and re-mixer. His albums are diverse in global musical influence and symbolism and have received numerous accolades. He and his band regularly tour internationally.
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.