A recent Humber College graduate, Ashwin earned a Bachelors degree in Jazz and Commercial Music. He has had the opportunity to study under award winning jazz musicians such as Robi Botos, Hilario Duran, Brian Dickinson, Gord Sheard, Anthony Panacci and Kirk McDonald. Ashwin studied jazz improvisation, theory, ear training and ensemble playing. During his last year of study, he went on to specialize in advanced recording techniques and aesthetics of recorded sound. Currently Ashwin is actively performing and teaching in Toronto. He is also working on the release his first EP “Bittersweet”, which seamlessly blends his roots in rhythm from Indian classical music with the complexities of jazz harmony.