Emerging from the city of Pune, India, Bhrigu Sahni is a versatile guitarist/composer-producer now based in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up in a family of academicians, social activists, writers and actors, he has been imparted with a fresh, new outlook on the field of music.
While completing a degree in Animal Sciences in Pune, India, Bhrigu had a strong inclination towards the field of theatre and music. After acting in numerous theatre productions across the country and playing music in local bands, he was convinced that the field of music was his calling. He applied and was accepted into Berklee College of Music in the Fall of 2007.
Upon entering Berklee, he was nominated, as one of the first Indians to be featured in the colleges’ prestigious and annually held, “Guitar Night 2008.” He was one of 8 students selected from the 1000 guitar students at Berklee. He also was a regular performer at the Berklee Performance Center, playing sold out shows for the “International Folk Festival”, “Berklee’s Gospel Night” and many more.
Since his graduation from music school (2011), Bhrigu Sahni has had the honor of playing with artists such as Grammy award winning Angelique Kidjo, Neo-soul artist/ bass player Meshell Ndegeocello, Punjabi Folkstar Arif Lohar, Grammy award winning Michael McDonald of the Doobie Brothers fame and Sitar Maestro, Anoushka Shankar.
His musical endeavors have taken him to venues such as Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, The Asia Society NYC, Carnegie Hall, NY, TED Talks Conference @ World Trade Center, Boston, The Wills India Fashion Week at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and The Blue Frog, Mumbai.
He firmly believes in music that serves as a catalyst for social change and is currently working in collaboration with Pakistani neo-sufi artist, Arooj Aftab as composer and guitar player. He is also working as a Recording Artist and Composer for Independent and Commercial Cinema.