The Rubin Sundar Das + Anjana Roy
Sundar Das + Anjana Roy
Sundar Das is a bansuri flute player who has accompanied many Kirtan singers including Krishna Das, Shyam Das, Wah, David Newman (Durga Das) & Mira and Jai Uttal. Among his accomplishments, Sundar composes soundtracks for multimedia yoga programs and film and he has played flute on a recently Grammy Nominated album. Currently, Sundar plays live flute music for many yoga classes in NYC. He also performs at Buddhist benefits and retreats as well as other yoga gatherings. Sundar has been practicing Yoga and devotional chanting since 1971 and lived in an ashram for 16 years both in the U.S. and in India where music composing, playing and recording was his selfless service.
Anjana Roy comes from Delhi, India, where she had her early initiation in music under Shri Rebati Ranjan Debnath, her father and guru. Anjana studied instrumental music and earned her Masters in Arts from Banasthali Vidyapith of Jaipur, Rajasthan and a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of New Delhi. Ms. Roy eventually settled in New York, where she has taught sitar music at the Shikshayatan Institution in Queens. She has performed at the Queens Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn Public Library, International House, the Indian Consulate and in many private converts. Anjana Roy released an album of Indian classical music on sitar in 2006.