Indian Classical Musician Amjad Ali Khan and Sons Perform Live
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The last date listed for Indian Classical Musician Amjad Ali Khan was Friday April 15, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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We really enjoyed the show, the first half more than the second, which is when the speakers/sound were incredibly unbalanced. For some reason, the older son Amaan kept requesting his speaker to be louder and louder, which washed out the tabla player's performance -- yikes! I don't think the sarod calls for blaring speakers. Amjad Ali Khan is a master, his younger son, Ayaan, comes next in my opinion -- he has a subtle genius about his performance. Amaan is more of a rockster and he OR the sound technicians, need to be aware of striking the right audio balance so the audience can truly hear all of the musicians -- including the tabla player -- harmonize.
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“Amjad Ali Khan may be a master of the sarod rather than the guitar,but once he had built up to the crescendo of his solo set – improvising furiously around the melody line with repeated, rapid-fire playing and then letting his equally frantic tabla player take over – it was easy to see why great Indian music can be as exciting as classic blues and rock.” —The Guardian
“Widely considered to be the greatest sarodist active today, Khan showed immense versatility as well as subtlety.” —_Washington Post _
He was all of six years old, when Amjad Ali Khan gave his first recital of Sarod. It was the beginning of yet another glorious chapter in the history of Indian classical music. Taught by his father and guru, the great Haafiz Ali Khan of Gwalior, Amjad Ali Khan was born to the illustrious Bangash lineage rooted in the Senia Bangash School of music. Today he shoulders the sixth generation inheritance of this legendary lineage. After his debut, the career graph of this musical legend took the speed of light, and on its way the Indian classical music scene was witness to regular and scintillating bursts of Raga supernovas. His two sons, Amaan Ali Phan and Ayaan Ali Khan, each a gifted musician in his own right, will join him in this performance.