Prashant Samlal (1996) is a dutch jazz guitarist, composer, and recording artist. In 2018 he graduated with honors from the HKU Conservatory in Utrecht, and won the national jazz prize ‘Conservatory Talent Award 2018’.
Since then he has performed on various renowned stages such as ; Tivoli Vredenburg, So Whats Next Festival, Malta Jazz Festival, Oranjewoud Festival, Jazz in Duketown, VPRO Vrije Geluiden. He has also shared the stage with some prominent dutch jazz artists such as Benjamin Herman and Bert van den Brink. In 2019 Prashant released his debut album as a bandleader, ‘Here and Now’.
Prashant currently leads his own Quartet and a Solo Guitar project. Besides that he works as a sideman in different groups from the Dutch modern jazz scene.