Sangita Kalanidhi

T K Jayarama Iyer

1894-1971

T.K. Jayarama Iyer (TKJ) was a household name in music circles for over half a century. 

A violinist of repute, A  pioneer in orchestration of Carnatic Music, A reputed Jalatatarangam vidhwan, A master of several languages, An erudite musical scholar with expertise in several genres, A dedicated teacher, An able administrator and beyond all a human being par-excellence.

​Known for his commitment to high levels of classicism, TKJ's uniqueness lies in the daring experiments he undertook within the framework of Carnatic music.