Henrik Andersen

Music is nowhere - Music is now here

KONNAKOL the south indian artform of singing math & rhythm

Henrik Andersen first discovered Konnakol listening to "Shakti" records as a young man. In the beginning of the 90┬┤ties he meet guitarist John McLaughlin on several occations. John McLaughlin encouraged Henrik Andersen to study Konnakol and find a teacher.  In 1992 Henrik Andersen began taking lessons from Pete Lockett (UK) and in 1998 Henrik became a student of the rhythm phenomenon Trilok Gurtu and joined his group "Glimpse"as a guitarist, singer and arranger of Trilok Gurtus music.

In 1999 Henrik Andersen visits India for the first time. There he discovers there was not much litterature to be found on Konnakol.

So it becomes a mission to promote this knowledge, tradition and method because Konnakol is universal. Rhythm is everywhere!

In 1999 Henrik post his first KONNAKOL introduction video on the internet and begin teaching at the rhythmic music conservatory.

Henrik Andersen has created a complete video tutorial in 3 volumes "LEARN KONNAKOL" and a book on the south indian music theory "Shortcut To Nirvana".   Konnakol is trending now and you will find outstanding artists all over the world.