Pandit Ajay Prasanna was born in Allahabad and grew up observing his father, Bholanath Prasanna teach his disciples, one of them being the revered Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia himself, the art of playing the Bansuri. Ajay Prasanna began playing the flute at an early age and is known for his magical integration of the modern with traditional. He performs both, Gayaki and Tantrakari styles of playing with immense strength and fluency.
Pandit Ajay Prasanna has performed with legendary musicians such as Pt. Ravi Shankar, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, Ustad Zakir Hussain and has even collaborated with the band ‘Sting’.
He released his album ‘Music with Mood’ in the beginning of this year and has 8 other albums full of soothing and refreshing ragas and compositions brought alive with his flawless skills as a flautist.