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Sanjay Mishra
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Guitarist | Composer
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listen to the crossing CD listen to the blue incantation CD listen to the chateau benares CD listen to the port djema CD listen to the rescue CD
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Sitting in for a jerry garcia tune with John Kadlecik Band

Video: Live at Blues Alley Washington DC Nov 2011

Interview with Gibson guitars link goes to their website

At the Smithsonian exhibit "Beyond Bollywood" starting March 1 ,2014-March 2015

Performances at Blues Alley, Washington, DC.
Performance at Joe's Pub,
in New York City. Live video

Lyceum Series Premier commissioned multimedia work "Calcutta Requiem" played live to images projected on a screen.

Worked on a project documenting immigrant stories.

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Sanjay first came to public acclaim for his album Blue Incantation with guitarist Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead. It is one of Mr.Garcia's rare collaborations in his later years and represents some of his last works.


Sanjay primarily records on Akar Music, distributed by City Hall Records, San Rafael, California. His music has also been released on PolyGram, Philips, EMI, Mercury, Ryko, Putumayo, Melodia and other labels. Sanjay is the author of Guitar Atlas: India, a book and CD published by Alfred Publishing.
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"Mishra finds a distinct idiom…An acoustic flowering of varied influences."
Rolling Stone 1 and 2
The Los Angeles Times
"The music you play is hypnotic and exotic and beautiful."
NPR Weekend Edition
"Mishra's artistry and vision certainly deserve the exposure."
The Washington Post
"Uncommonly beautiful! Garcia's hauntingly vulnerable contribution…as eloquent a goodbye as one could wish for."
"…is not about celebrity wanking. Blue Incantation has the weightlessness and solidity of music with real soul."
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