Ramamani was born in Bangalore. At the age of five, she began studying South Indian Carnatic music.
The singer, sought-after performing artist, sophisticated teacher and brilliant composer specializes in vocal improvisations, complex rhythmic patterns and Konnakol, the traditional percussion language. Ramamani is a pioneer in presenting Carnatic music in conjunction with Western music. Her specialty is to maintain the purity of Carnatic music while being accompanied by Western musicians. She is also one of the first women to present Konnakol (vocalization of percussion sounds).
Tours took her around the world. She worked with musicians such as Trilok Gurtu, Steve Coleman, Charlie Mariano, Rhamesh Shotham, Paquito D 'Rivera and many others. together.