Neel Murgai

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Contact Information:

neel@neelmurgai.com

Neel Murgai is a sitarist, overtone singer, percussionist, composer, teacher, and Co-Artistic Director of the Brooklyn Raga Massive, a raga inspired musician's collective. Neel's music ranges from Indian classical to original compositions and contemporary cross-cultural collaborations with influences spanning the globe. Neel has worked with a diverse array of artists and ensembles, including Bill T. Jones, Adam Rudolph, Andre DeShields, Wyclef Jean, Cyndi Lauper, Karsh Kale, Samir Chatterjee, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Mary Zimmerman, Daniel Bernard Romain, Ellen Stewart, Laraaji, Yuerba Buena, Baba Israel, Raz Mesinai, Mission on Mars, Akim Funk Buddha, Loren Conners, Haunted House and Cosmo Vinyl. He has performed at venues ranging from the Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center to the David Letterman Show to jazz clubs such as the Blue Note and at festivals around the U.S including Art Wallah, Arts Plosure, Masala! Mehndi! Masti! and many others.

Most Thursdays you can find Neel hosting or participating in Brooklyn Raga Massive's Weekly Concert and Jam Session at Jalopy Theater in Brooklyn

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Neel Murgai News:

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    Suzanne And Neel Back In Flight

    May 15, 2020

    It's been a long time -- a decade -- since the debut by Suzanne Langille and Neel Murgai, Wild & Foolish Heart. That LP came out of nowhere, and knocked a lot of people, well, on their heart. Flipped their head around, too. Since then we've waited, and waited... and now, Come When The Raven Calls is ready to take flight. The LP is Suzanne and Neel's song cycle of loss and empowerment -- a fusion of American spiritual blues and trance-like percussion with multi-note vocal overtones. Get ready to be knocked over again (and again). 

    This nine-song album comes out during a time of uncertainty, so we are taking a few approaches to distribution. It will be available for direct mailorder from us to you starting June 5, here at F-V.com and at Bandcamp; the same day you can stream it on your platform of choice. We are also offering a limited time LP Bundle -- get discount when you buy this LP with the new Loren Connors' Beautiful Dreamer 10" -- go here for that offer.

    American and international record stores can expect to begin selling the LP on August 21.