- function: chief executive & artistic director
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- Classical:NEXT 2013
Jay Visvadeva: An Overview
Consultant at Sachal Music / Indus Music Publishing Ltd
CEO at SAMA ARTS NETWORK LTD
Founder Member /A & R Director / Artistic Director/ Co Producer at Navras Records Ltd
Director at The Music Room Management Ltd
Artistic Director at Academy of Performing Arts, London
I have worked for thirty- five years in the creative arts industry through six different companies and organizations, achieving a firm balance in the executive management, legal and business consultancy, artistic direction and arts management.
Specialties: Entertainment law / Intellectual Property Law/ Music Publishing, Copyright Licensing of Music, Artist & Management Agreements, Brands & Sponsorship Agreements, Dispute Resolutions.
Sachal Music / Indus Music Publishing Ltd
October 2004 – Present (9 years) Lahore, Pakistan/ London - United Kingdom
Anchored a 26 album catalogue for completion at the Abbey Rd Studios - the music genre include Contemporary & Classical, Folk Music; Jazz & World Music: Sachal Music catalogue which is being launched aspires to capture melody, acoustic harmony and rhythms from South Asia and the contemporary world. The main focus of the label is also on the current project entitled SACHAL JAZZ featuring interpretations of Jazz Standards and Bossa Nova which has been released worldwide on iTunes. The second album JAZZ AND ALL THAT has been completed and will be released in the autumn. Details on www.sachal-music.com
SAMA ARTS NETWORK LTD
June 1987 – Present (26 years 4 months) London, United Kingdom
Managed and produced 350+ major events concerts, festival, conferences and recording projects. Sama is an innovative company in the field of cultural and creative arts of South Asia and other parts of the world. Sama specialises in all arts including music, dance, theatre, film & video, radio & television, poetry & literature. A major part of the work is Artistic & label consultancy, recording, music publishing and intellectual property rights - further details - www.sama.co.uk
Founder Member /A & R Director / Artistic Director/ Co Producer
Navras Records Ltd
February 1992 – June 2005 (13 years 5 months) London, United Kingdom
Anchored and Co Produced over 300 albums from Live Concert recordings to studio projects from concept to completion.Navras is one of the World's leading Producers of recordings of Indian Classical & Traditional & Folk Music, Devotional & Mystic Traditions.
- further details - www.navrasrecords.com
The Music Room Management Ltd
May 1996 – February 2005 (8 years 10 months) London, United Kingdom
Creative Consultancy & Event Management
Academy of Performing Arts, London
January 1977 – June 1987 (10 years 6 months) London, United Kingdom
Organised, managed and produced over 325+ music, art events and festivals.
APAM specialized in Production of Concerts and Festivals of Performing Arts from South Asia and other regions of the World.
HMV ( EMI )
September 1977 – February 1981 (3 years 6 months) London, United Kingdom
Specialist in International Music- World Music Division (Part Time)
Skills & Expertise