Neel’s latest artistic vision, a solo performance with overtone singing and live looping.
Neel Murgai - sitar, vocals, compositions, Sameer Gupta - tabla, Mat Maneri - viola, Greg Heffernan - cello. Available on Innova Records
Co-founder and Co-artistic director of this Raga inspired musicians’ collective and 501 c3 Non Profit
Music director for Brooklyn Raga Massive’s recording and performances of Terry Riley’s minimalist classic, In C. Album available on Northern Spy
Neel’s overtone singing/ looping and dafare featured in this ensemble of drone soundscapes and primal rhythms
Neel played sitar with BRM’s tribute to John and Alice Coltrane. Album available on Bandcamp
Classes and performances of Indian classical and original music for kids of all ages
Played in the orchestra for this production featuring the classic Disney songs, starring Andre DeShields and directed by Mary Zimmerman
Neel contributes sitar to Sameer Gupta’s latest album. Album available on Bandcamp
Loren Connors - guitar, Suzanne Langille - vocals, Andrew Burnes - guitar, Neel Murgai - daf. Album available on Northern Spy Records
Provided sitar, percussion and vocals to their modern dance work, “Blind Date”
Suzanne Langille - vocals and compositions, Neel Murgai - percussion. Album available on Family Vineyard
Composed original music for this feature length documentary detailing the exploits of the Yes Men, a group of political hoaxsters/performance artists. This film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and is available on Youtube
Composed, recorded and performed original music for this feature film. From Variety 9/20/2011, "...accompanied by a magnificent score by Neel Murgai". Available on Netflix.
Neel was recently selected as a recipient of this prestigious award. The fruits of this funding was a new series of compositions, "Reorientation Suite". The Neel Murgai Ensemble premiered this work on April 24, 2010 at the Brooklyn Queens Conservatory of Music.
Documentary short of an Indian-American’s story around the death of her father. Neel composed and recorded the score for this film.
Holidays on a Plate, Holidays in the Danger Zone, BBC Travel Programs: Composed original music for 3 episodes of this series.
Place Poem, Dusara Dance Company’s modern dance piece at LaMaMa E.T.C. Theatre: Composed and performed original musical score.
Rikki Tiki Tavi, Manhattan Children’s Theatre: Composed and recorded all the music for this singing and dancing production based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale.