Jason Bavanandan is the latest guest to share music industry insight and advice for The Interview Series. 

This podcast is hosted by ICMP’s Lara Magnelli and sees her in conversation with an ICMP tutor who has not only enjoyed success in the classroom but in the wider industry as well. 

Previous guests to appear include acclaimed educators, musicians and artists such as Justin BorelandLia Mice and Audrey Riley

In this latest episode, Jason discusses his career, his time with indie band Battle, experiences as a songwriter for hire and his 2015 record, which was the first cinematically released album. 

Commenting, Lara said:

What can I say? This is another great addition to the series! it was a pleasure chatting to Jason. Once again, our students are really lucky to have him as part of the teaching faculty."

Other topics to feature include how the industry has changed since Jason began his musical journey and challenging assumptions around ethnicity and musical genre. He also discusses the most effective ways to develop a portfolio career.  

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