Sheela Bringi Project:
Raga, Roots and Re-imaginings
An evening of rare and beautiful artistry featuring Indian, jazz and world musicians. Indian classical, devotional, and folk songs re-imagined for harp and Indian vocals, with dilruba, harmonium, bass, tabla and cajon. Also featuring the bansuri (Indian bamboo flute) in two ways: traditional raga with hammered dulcimer, and in a modern setting with jazz piano.
Not to be missed!
Sheela Bringi – voice, harp, bansuri
Rory Cowal – piano
Nabin Shrestha – tabla
Andy Skellenger – cajon
Noah R. Wilson IV – dilruba, hammered dulcimer
Brent Kuecker – bass, harmonium
Listen to Sheela’s music on YouTube
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“Meet the harpist using traditional Indian music and American jazz to ‘bridge worlds’” (read feature article here). – NBC Asian America
“…a captivating synthesis of East and West with Sheela’s exceptional voice soaring above all else. Sublime!” – Light of Consciousness Magazine
“What do you get when you cross British-Tamil Pop, avant-garde piano and ancient Vedic chanting? Sheela Bringi.” – Public Radio International
“This music isn’t just for your yoga practice” – National Public Radio
“Sheela’s classically trained voice and slightly avant-garde energy create magic.” – Yoga Chicago
More about Sheela
Indian American musician Sheela Bringi has been exploring the connections between her ancestral and actual homelands her entire life. The singer and instrumentalist plays the harp, harmonium and bansuri (Indian classical bamboo flute). As a young woman Bringi was influenced by M.I.A. and Dead Can Dance, studied with Cecil Taylor and Meredith Monk, while at the same time deepened her studies with Indian classical masters like Pandit G.S. Sachdev and Ustaad Aashish Khan. She has released two albums as a solo artist and recorded on 30+ albums including the 2016 Grammy-nominated Bhakti Without Borders. Bringi tours internationally and has collaborated with artists including Idan Raichel, Karsh Kale, DJ Drez, Dave Stringer and many others. She is based in Boulder, CO, and is an adjunct professor at Naropa University.
TICKETS HERE or at the door, $15