Artist Profiles: Amjad Ali Khan

Amjad Ali Khan

Extraordinary New Dehli sarod player Amjad Ali Khan has established a reputation as one of the living legends of Indian classical instrumental music and is the sixth in an uninterrupted lineage of masters of the sarod. Amjad Ali Khan is rooted in the Senia Bangash school of music ~ responsible for keeping sarod alive for several hundred years.

His two sons and disciples Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash usually join him on stage.

Discography:

North India: Instrumental Music of Medieval India (Ocora, 1994)
Ragas Bilaskhani Todi & Brindabani Sarang (Navras Records, 1994)
Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan with sons Amaan Ali Bangash & Ayaan Ali Bangash (Chhanda Dhara, 2001)
Music from the 13th Century (Navras Records, 2005)
Moksha (Real World Records, 2005)
Confluence (Navras Records, 2005)
My Inspirations (Navras Records, 2006)
Romancing The Rains (Navras Records, 2007)
Samaagam (World Village, 2011)
Masterworks From The NCPA Archives (Navras Records, 2012)
Amalgam (Affetto Records, 2016)
Indian Classical Ragas (Wigmore Hall Live, 2017)
Peace Worshipers (Affetto Recordings, 2017)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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