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Austin celebrates a champion of Indian classical

Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain will join the Indian-American community in Austin and leading Texas lawmakers March 6 to honor Arunachala 'Raj' Nagarajan for his nearly four-decade-old commitment......

Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain in NYC

Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma andtabla wizard Ustad Zakir Hussain performed together at the Town Hall in New York City on Saturday.Sharma has performed in many concerts with Hussain in......

Meet our 45 Bharat Ratnas

Educationist Madan Mohan Malviya and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are the 44th and 45th distinguished personalities who have been conferred with the country's highest civilian award......

Asha Bhosle, Yesudas in Limca Book of Records

Ten luminaries from Indian music, including Gulzar, Asha Bhosle and Yesudas have been named 'People of the Year' at the unveiling of the 23rd Limca Book of Records. Legendary sitar maestro Pandit......

Meet the 7-year-old who mesmerised Games audience

Keshav, the child prodigy who endeared himself to millions of viewers through his spectacular jugalbandi with 1000-odd drummers at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, is just an......

What are you downloading next?

Punjabi pop, heavy metal, hard rock and tuneless songs from some of the recent Hindi flicks. These are some genres that lack appeal, especially when it blares from your mobile phone into the......

Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan pay tribute to 'Abbaji,' U Srinivas

Noted Indian musicians came together to pay tribute to Ustad Alla Rakha on his 15th death anniversary, by staging a grand performance at Shanmukhananda Hall, in Sion, central Mumbai. A look at......

'Now, people want to know who is playing the tabla'

One of the hottest tickets in New York this week is for Ustad Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion. On March 12 and 13, the tabla maestro will get together with some of the best in Indian......

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......

Their master's voice

\n \nAt his concerts, Ustad Zakir Hussain naturally has to be the star attraction. Even when he has performed with other distinguished musicians like cellist Yo Yo Ma and Grateful Dead drummer......

Perspectives from a legend

For Ustad Zakir Hussain, April 29 -- when he presents the final concert in his five-show Perspectives at Carnegie Hall, New York -- is very special. His father, the late Ustad Alla Rakha, would......
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Echoing the legacy of Kabir in the contemporary music space

Few poets in the country have been as influential as the 15th-century mystic Kabir. His poetry, written in vernacular Hindi, borrowed elements from... ...

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An obsession with live music

A frequent visitor to the city of Nizams, Karthik calls Hyderabad his second home. The singer with a large portfolio of Telugu songs was recently... ...

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Capturing the other side of ragas

Music emanates from the green room. Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar is taking a break in between his show. With an expression he is so famous... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/Capturing-the-other-side-of-ragas/2016/06/11/article3474391.ece
From jamming to film composition

Handiwork:Niladri Kumar is credited with the creation of a five-stringed electric sitar, the zitar. Sitarist and inventor of the zitar, Niladri... ...

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On gurudom

The writer (The ambiguities of gurudom, June 8) appears to be biased against spirituality. How can she claim that spiritual gurus have neither the... ...

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