Sonic Universe

Nitya, Music Director, Sonic Universe

Most of the music on Sonic Universe comes from Nitya's personal collection. In addition to his large CD library, he's developed relationships with artists who have provided him with rare live soundboard recordings.?He attends local jazz festivals (Portland, Vancouver BC) and also regularly attends the Punkt Festival in Kristiansand, Norway.

Nitya is originally from Minneapolis but has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. He grew up in a home where jazz music was always playing, and began collecting jazz albums at age 12.

Nitya with Eivind Aarset (center) and Arne Bang (Punkt music festival promoter)
Nitya with Eivind Aarset (center) and Arne Bang (Punkt music festival promoter)
Nitya with Jon Hassell
Nitya with Jon Hassell
Nitya with Petter Molvaer
Nitya with Nils Petter Molvaer