Welcome to Neel Shukla’s page!
As a professional drummer and percussionist, Neel performs hundreds of gigs a year with ensembles of many types. Artists Neel has performed with include Andrea Bocelli, Bernadette Peters, Don Rickles, Joel Gray, Regis Philbin, Branford Marsalis, Joey Alexander, Gary Beach, Gloria Estefan and many more. In addition, Neel has also performed with over 20 professional orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Boca Symphonia, Palm Beach Pops, Palm Beach Opera, Torrance Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Lawton Philharmonic. Other notable performances include the Dallas Brass, local percussionist of Broadway National Tours (Beautiful, Anything Goes, Evita, Sound of Music, Pippin, et. al), resident percussionist at multiple AEA Theaters, and over 20 years as praise team drummer in various churches.
Neel also writes, arranges and records educational children’s music with his wife, Patty Shukla. They have released 7 albums and 6 DVDs as well as hundreds of videos on YouTube, which have amassed over 500 million views.
As a studio musician, Neel regularly records drum set and percussion tracks for many artists and, with access to a ProTools studio, is available to record on projects at a moments notice.
Feel free to contact Neel via email, text or phone for your drum/percussion needs, live performance or in studio.