Steve Gorn Indian Music Bio Steve Gorn’s bansuri is featured on the 2011 Grammy winning recording, “Miho – Journey to the Mountain,” with Dhruba Ghosh and the Paul Winter Consort, as well as the Academy Award winning Documentary film, Born into Brothels. He has performed Indian Classical Music and new American Music on the bansuri bamboo flute in concerts and festivals throughout the world. His gurus are the late bansuri master Sri Gour Goswami, of Kolkata, and Pt. Raghunath Seth of Mumbai, who he often accompanied in concert. He also studied with the late Ustad Z. M. Dagar.
He has often performed in India, appearing at Bharat Bhavan in Bhopal, Habitat Center and Triveni Hall in New Delhi, The Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata, NCPA, and The Nehru Center in Mumbai, and numerous other venues. His performance with Pandit Ravi Shankar’s disciple, Barun Kumar Pal, at Kolkata’s Rama Krishna Mission, was televised throughout India. In 2013, he was awarded the Pandit Jasraj Rotary Club of Hyderabad Award, for Cross Cultural Achievement. His numerous recordings include Luminous Ragas, Rasika, with tabla by Samir Chatterjee, Illuminations, with Nepali bansuri wallah, Manose, the landmark Indian-Jazz fusion recording, Asian Journal, and Between Two Worlds, an introspective work featuring his clarinet and bansuri. "Steve Gorn has adapted Indian Classical Music on the bansuri so nicely that one should feel proud of him." Hari Prasad Chourasia “Your music re-aligned my cells……….. you bring the healing breathe of the sacred to our demanding contemporary lives” Jude Asphar, director of Resurgence.org "......an astonishing treatment of raga....Gorn went beyond the notes to reach a place where his instrument was more effective than the human voice." Anand Bazar, Calcutta "An extraordinary flute recital by Steve Gorn from the USA" The Pioneer, Mumbai