One of the most brilliant musical gems of the famous Etawah Gharana, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan belongs to the seventh generation of his musical lineage. A very young Shahid Parvez was initiated into the hallowed realms of vocal music and tabla by his illustrious father and Guru, Ustad Aziz Khan, before training on the [...]
Previous postsfor May, 2011
Shankar continues to illuminate the Indian classical tradition one piece at a time – The New York Times.
Pandit Ravi Shankar is India’s most esteemed musician and a singular phenomenon whose pioneering artistry crosses all cultural and musical boundaries.
Credited with introducing India’s intricate classical music to Western audiences,The godfather of world [...]
Pandit Divyang Vakil’s Tālavya (formerly known as Tabla Ecstasy) returns to the States a year after their successful maiden tour. This globe-trotting tabla ensemble is set to hit new cities and new audiences in this tour. Tālavya brings the Indian hand-drums tabla to the center stage, distilling its age-old spirit and practice into a high-energy, [...]
“In a true collaboration, each person is changed somewhat” – Bela Fleck
The world of music seems to have fewer and fewer borders these days. Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain are three players who regularly cross the frontier.
Their back again. Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer prepare for their 2011 Summer tour. If [...]