Jaydev Mistry – has been a part of the Manchester music scene for over 20 years – is a guitarist, percussionist and music technologist. He has designed and built an augmented guitar which is populated with various sensors that allow him to manipulate his guitar sound, enabling him to create deep and lush musical soundscapes.
He has collaborated with artists such as Nitin Sawhney (session 72: Contact Theatre) and the Kaliphz. Jaydev has performed in many bands including, Timeless Love Orchestra, Giddy and B.B and Me, performing in venues including Band on the Wall, Bridgewater Hall, Royal Exchange, the Pompidou Centre and the Hackney Empire.
Jaydev also specialises in composition and sound design for theatrical productions, and has been commissioned by companies such as Red Ladder Theatre Company, Theatre in the Mill, Greater Manchester Music Action Zone and BBC Radio 4.