Jannagan Jeyakumar is a mridangist based out of Toronto. He had his initial tutelage under Rathiruban Paramsothy of Toronto. He is now under the guidance of Anantha R Krishnan, Grandson of the late Palghat Raghu. Jannagan is a mridangist recipient of the “Isai Kalabharathi” title from Prof Trichy Sankaran, and received the award in 2012. He has won several competitions in both accompaniment and solo performances at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana. Jannagan has been accompanying artist from all over North America, India and Australia over the last 8 years. He is currently in his 3rd year at the University of Waterloo studying Honours Mathematical Economics.