Appointed as the Emeritus Professor, University of Madras and visiting professor at Griffith University Australia.
More than 1000+ students are learning under Sruthi laya kendra of Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani directly and indirectly.
Released many albums which specifically focusses on Percussion (Thani Avarthanam) and importance of Layam.
This DVD is dedicated to the living legend Padmabhushan Lalgudi G. Jayaraman on the occasion of his 80th birthday. A scion truly spearheading the Lalgudi music bequest, with resolve for pristine purity, lucidity, immaculate laya and melody. .
The Naada group of Finland has converted the Behag composition into Jazz orchestration and released it as UNMATCHED. It is his greatness as a percussion maestro that caused Eero Haemmeneimi to dedicate four compositions to Mani's name.
His latest venture titled, "Amrutham - Fusion for Freedom" is an imaginative, novel effort that has captured many fans and winning the hearts of all music and laya buffs.
Collaboration with Japanese musician John Kaizan Neptune to create an album named "Steps in Time". An album with a unique synthesis of shakuhachi and Indian percussion.