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 Carnegie Hall Weil Music Institute Recommendation Letter

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“Sameer Gupta and David Ewell of the Supplicants soar with the fiery grace of A Love Supreme-era Coltrane.”

– San Francisco Bay Guardian

“Gupta was particularly impressive, bringing cyclical Indian rhythms to his kit work which he augmented on occasion with tabla forays… ”

– Willard Jenkins – The Independant Ear

“…Sameer Gupta’s wire brushes suggested a field of silvery light for [Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards] to dance in.”

“improvising and engaging in sophisticated interplay with bassist David Ewell and drummer-percussionist Sameer Gupta. Highlights include the rippling, Ahmad Jamal-esque “Walk With Me,” the gospel-tinged ballad “So Gracefully” and the atmospheric, tablas-accented excursion “A Long Walk Home.” Gupta contributes another standout, the brush-stroked meditation “Taiwa.”

— Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/25/AR2007012500709.html)

“Gupta is also an accomplished tabla player, and uses his knowledge of…cross-rhythms to create astonishingly original percussive.” – India Currents (https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2007/03/12/karnatik-music-meets-jazz)