Mr. Kavi Alexander :
Category: Audio Engineering
Kavichandran Alexander is an audio engineer and record producer. He is a Sri Lankan Tamil.
In 1984, he started the Water Lily Acoustics record label based in Santa Barbara, California.Recordings released by Water Lily Acoustics have been nominated twice for Grammy Awards.
Alexander was the producer and engineer for the 1993 album A Meeting by the River, featuring Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, which won a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album.
Water Lily Acoustics has also recorded Indian musicians, including but not limited to Padmavibushan Dr. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Padmabushan Professor V. G. Jog, Padmavibushan Pandit Jasraj. South American, Asian, and African master musicians recorded by Water Lily Acoustics include Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, and Jose Neto. Symphony orchestras recorded by Water Lily Acoustics to date include the Philadelphia Orchestra (Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch), the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Maestro Yuri Temirkanov), the Saint Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra (Maestro Aleksandr Dmitriyev), and the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra (Maestro Zoltán Kocsis).