Ranagri (pronounced Ran-ag-rye) is a London-based band of four musicians; one traditional Irish player, two classically trained, and one rock singer and guitarist, all with a passion for folk music. who have recently come together to create some exciting new sounds.
Donal Rogers (vocals and guitar), Eliza Marshall (flutes/ethnic whistles), Jean Kelly (electric-harp) and Tad Sargent (bodhran and bouzouki) are all very well established within the music industry. They have recorded and performed with many artists including Stevie Wonder, Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, Paloma Faith, Cara Dillon, Luke Daniels, Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricone, James Horner.
The hybrid combination of these players brings a melting pot of creativity. Such different musical backgrounds makes for a fantastic mixture of new sounds and ideas. Quality contemporary songwriting enhanced by virtuosic instrumentals, vibrant rhythms and haunting melodies, all interlaced with vivid storytelling. Other inspiration includes Pink Floyd, Steve Reich, Peter Gabriel and Ennio Morricone.