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A student remembers Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ken Zuckerman recalls how he discovered sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan during his odyssey in search of music.   Thirty-seven years ago, I embarked on a life-altering musical and......

Derek Trucks on Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, who passed away on Friday, was an inspiration in more ways than one for Derek Trucks, a rock guitar phenomenon with a growing, global fan following.Trucks, who began playing......

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passes away

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passed away in San Francisco in the US after a prolonged kidney ailment, according to a family friend in Kolkata. 88-year-old Khan died at his music centre at 10......

Have you met the Ustad?

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan may have passed away, yet his legacy will live forever.A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, Khan was a colossus in the world of Indian classical......

'He was god-like to see': Friends mourn loss of Kathak maestro Chitresh Das

‘He was a legend, he changed kathak and brought it to a whole different level.’ ‘He held very high standards and his energy was beyond imagination. He was god-like to see; he......

'If anyone has the voice of god, it is Mohammed Rafi'

'People say my father was scared of Kishore Kumar. That is untrue. There are so many songs that my father told the composers to let some other singer sing because they too are good.' Shahid Rafi,......

Remembering Rafi: 'There Cannot Be Another'

Image: Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi passed away at the age of 55 in 1980.Yet, thanks to his extraordinary repertoire of soulful Hindi film songs from his equally illustrious career, his memory is......

Look out New York, here comes Zakir Hussain!

As the tabla maestro Zakir Hussain is heading to New York to perform at a Lincoln Center theatre as part of the Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion national tour, he says he is thankful to his......

The man who gave us Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya

Recently, Mumbai's well-known Carter Road, home to many Bollywood denizens was rechristened to Naushad Ali Road in honour of its most popular resident. Considering his immense contribution in the......

Naushad's story: From rags to riches

Regarded as one of the greatest music composers of Indian cinema, Naushad's was literally a journey from the footpath to the recording studios.Born Naushad Ali on Christmas day in 1919, he spent......
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Indians across world mark I-Day with fervour

Patriotic fervour gripped Indians across the globe as they proudly marked the country's 70th Independence Day on Monday, unfurling the tricolour... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/indians-across-world-mark-i-day-with-fervour/280990.html
The Jugalbandi of strings and keys

CHENNAI: Two internationally acclaimed musicians — raga-pianist, Utsav Lal and classical pianist Sharat Chandra Srinivasa, are in the city today... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/The-Jugalbandi-of-strings-and-keys/2016/08/06/article3564860.ece
The musical journey of an etymologist

Devoted to his musical talent and training, the 20th generation practitioner of Dhrupad in the Dagar gharana, Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar, is a witty,... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/2016/08/the-musical-journey-of-an-etymologist/
Remembering Shakeel Badayuni

Shakeel Badayuni, as the name suggests, was born in the UP town of Badaun in 1916. His father wanted to give him a classical education and arranged... ...

http://www.filmfare.com/features/remembering-shakeel-badayuni-14873.html
Promising young brigade

Well-known sitar exponent and revered guru Dr Shyamadas Chakraborty left for his heavenly abode on 16 July. He was 80. Born in Malda in 1936, he... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/marquee/promising-young-brigade/157112.html

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