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Liam DeTar

Guitarist / Composer / Producer

Liam Narain DeTar is an award-winning musician best known as the founder and bandleader of Leeds based quintet Yaatri. Born in 1998 in Germany to Indian/ American parents, DeTar was raised in ten countries across four continents before moving to the North of England to pursue his craft.

Bringing together the multicultural sounds of his upbringing, jazz, electronic music and thoughtful songwriting, DeTar’s compositions have received support and praise from Rolling Stone Magazine India, Radio 1, Radio 6, Jamie Cullum, Jamz Supernova’s Selector Radio, Jazz FM, British Airwaves, Jazz North, Help Musicians, The Peter Whittingham Foundation, Leeds Conservatoire, and more.

Liam DeTar Guitarist at Jazz Cafe Camden

DeTar has headlined jazz festivals and sold out shows around the country with a number of rising stars of the UK's vibrant scene. The guitarist co-written, recorded and toured with South London jazz/soul vocalist         B-âhwe, performed with Gondwana Records newcomer Jasmine Myra, collaborated with Indian Classical virtuosos Zuheb Ahmed Khan, Ritesh Prassana, Mudassir Khan and New York dulcimer phenomenon Max ZT, produced alt-folk singer songwriter Rosie Miles' 'Still Life' EP and shared stages with Oscar Jerome, Richard Spaven, Noya Rao, Emma Rawicz and Myele Manzanza.

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