Steven Samuel, a 14-year-old prodigy from Chennai, is one artiste who is making India proud. Steven plays many percussion instruments like cajon, darbuka and tabla, but is an expert at drums. Rated as one of the fastest drummers in the world, Steven will be seen impressing music director Vishal Dadlani with a mind-boggling performance in the third episode of show Young Genius on Saturday, January 30.
Steven and Vishal Dadlani’s jamming session is the highlight of this show. Steven, who was first brought into the live show circuit by noted percussionist Sivamani, is also into music productions and has already programmed a couple of songs. Steven wants to win the prestigious Grammy Award for his composition one day.
Talking about Steven Samuel, Vishal Dadlani says, “Steven Samuel is truly a great musician. It is not just about being a prodigy, but the articulation, the sensibility with which he performs that makes him a great drummer. I have been following Steven’s work and it’s an honour and pleasure to meet him at Young Genius.”