Neel Murgai

Neel Murgai Ensemble

Neel Murgai: sitar, vocals, daf Mat Maneri: viola Sameer Gupta: tabla Greg Heffernan: cello

“Music is a reflection of the times. This is our stimulus of vibrations into the global dialogue, a cross-cultural mélange only possible at this time: the Ancient Future Traditional.”

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”...Murgai joins a growing tribe of Asians who are slowly but steadily adding desi vibes to the music lexicon. It is their sounds that give us a glimpse of what a global village carnival might sound like.” - India Today

“In a way the star of the record is Neel Murgai.” - Rambles, a cultural arts magazine. writing in review of the Haunted House album, Up in Flames.

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Brooklyn, NY

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Intermediate to advanced students



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