Narada Michael Walden
April 23, 1952 in Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Narada Michael Walden ( NAH-rə-də; born Michael Walden, April 23, 1952 born to Peggy and Harold Walden in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is an American producer, drummer, singer, and songwriter. He was given the name Narada by guru Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s and his musical career spans three decades, in which he was awarded several gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. Walden has also owned and operated Tarpan Studios, a recording studio in San Rafael, California, since the mid-1980s.