Reviews

February 20th 2009 Hindu

Ajay Namboodiri’s concert was marked by expressiveness. Ajay Namboodiri subscribed to the ‘tread softly’ approach in his concert for Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha at Vani Mahal. With a vocabulary that banked on tonal modulation for expressiveness, melody gained primacy. The Anandabhairavai alapana achieved smooth passage over gently undulating terrain to Muthuswami Dikshitar’s ‘Kamalamba Samrakshathu Mam.’ Read more....

September 19th 2008 Hindu

'Bharathotsavam 2008' celebrated the classical arts with music and dance festival. A vocal concert, a Bharatanatyam performance and flute recital enthralled audiences at the 'Bharathotsavam 2008' Thirssur. Read more...

September 12th 2008 Hindu

It was a wholesome treat that Ajay Namboodiri offered. The musical expression of an artist creates greater impact on the listener if it carries not just the melodic power but the musical wisdom integrated into it. Ajay Namboodiri's concert for Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha at the Music Academy Mini Hall was unquestionably an event to be cherished. The thematic concert was on the compositions of Maharaja Swati Tirunal.    Read more...

August 2nd 2008 Hindu

Ajay Namboodiri presented a splendid portrayal of Thodi. Ajay Namboodiri's gentle and pliant vocal prowess assumes intensity on demand. The stress is subtle but strong. Therefore, his raga expositions are not just peripheral jaunts but bolstered on the bedrock of profundity. Ajay grips the native core strength of the raga and the organic progress provides a lively structure to it with melody integrated in the right proportion. Read more...

March 10th 2008 Arcot Road Times

Ajay Nambudiri made Sri Kanchi Kama Koti Peetam asthana vidwan. Ajay Nambudiri, Carnatic vocalist and a resident of K K Nagar, has been conferred with the honour of Sri Kanchi Kama Koti Peetam Asthana Vidwan on the occasion of 115th Jayanthi celebrations of Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Mahaswamigal and the 74th Jayanthi celebrations of Sri Jayandra Saraswathi Swamigal at the Sangeetha Vidwat Sadas during Navarathri Festival at Sri Kamakshi Temple, Kanchipuram on Sept. 30. Read more...

December 29th 2006 Hindu

Ajay Nambudiri has trained in vocal projection and deliverance that carries elegence with humility and emotional impetus to raga and lyrical values. Read more...

April 6th 2006 Indian Express

If youth knew, if age could! Place the young musician Ajay Nambudiri next to his mentor and Carnatic music maestro Neyveli Santhanagopalan, you can find a perfect mix of youthful exuberance and experience. Read more...

March 19th 2003 Utharadesam Malayalam Daily Read more...