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Ali Akbar Khan (Bengali: আলী আকবর খাঁ) (14 April 1922 – 18 June 2009), often referred to as Khansahib or by the title Ustad (master), was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar...

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  • For the love of his father

      News Source: The Hindu | 23 days ago
    For violin maestro Dr. L Subramaniam, who will be feted at the Yagnarama Fest, music is a natural extension of his life. A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? This quote by Albert Einstein can be best
  • An ode to creativity and friendship

      News Source: The Hindu | 3 months ago
    Special Arrangement In the late 1950s, Ray decided to shoot a full-length documentary on Ravi Shankar. Ray's Ravi Shankar, a book based on Satyajit Ray's script and sketches for a documentary on the sitar maestro will be released today Satyajit Ray
  • In the shadow of Derek Trucks

      News Source: Rediff | 5 months ago
    I n the middle of one of his blistering solos during the Tedeschi Trucks Band's performance at the Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai on Saturday, Derek Trucks broke a string. His guitar technician jumped in with the other Gibson SG guitar Derek was
  • Exclusive: Hearing Ali Akbar Khan was a eureka moment

      News Source: Rediff | 5 months ago
    T o the world of the six-string convert, Derek Trucks, 34, needs no introduction. Derek, nephew of legendary jam-band The Allman Brothers' drummer Butch Trucks, started playing guitar when he was 9 years old...Derek has repeatedly been featured on
  • Mighty contribution to music

      News Source: The Hindu | 10 months ago
    MIT Heritage of the Arts of Southasia) was founded in 1993, by MIT (music) Senior Lecturer, George Ruckert, and MIT alumnus Moez Rawji. The commitment was to bring quality music, Carnatic and Hindustani, to the local residents. The idea was a huge
  • Mike Ragogna: Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and ...

      News Source: The Huffington Post | 11 months ago
    Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and Carly Ritter Posted: 08/28/2013 12:00 am Read more Get Entertainment Newsletters: A Conversation with Harry Connick, Jr...There are so many people that do things well and it kind of keeps
  • Bond percussionist, desi links

      News Source: The Hindu | 1 year ago
    When Pete Lockett, calls himself a multi-percussionist' he is being a tad modest. He can play more than 20 percussion instruments, apart from those he customises and makes on his own. And until the age of 19, he says, he did not even really listen to
  • He preserves musical gems for the next generation

      News Source: Rediff | 1 year ago
    Moloy Ghosh preserves musical gems for the next generation       Next Priyanka Recovering from a severe illness and left with no choice, Moloy Ghosh turned to digitising old records for a living. As he makes his living doing just that, Ghosh is faced


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