HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL

  • Delhi witnesses 'parampara' in Hindustani classical music October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The "parampara" (generational) tradition in classical music is alive and flourishing. The capital was witness to this when sitar maestro Imrat Khan, brother of legendary exponent Vilayat Khan of the Imdadkhani (Etawah) gharana, introduced his youngest son, Azmat Ali Khan, to the audience here as the newset prodigy...
  • Bhimsen Joshi remembered on birth anniversary February 4, 2011

    Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who passed away on January 24, and his works are an integral part of Indian classical music. ...
  • Bhimsen Joshi: Music legend and fast cars lover January 24, 2011

    Pune: The last of the titans of Hindustani classical music, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a rare genius who could transcend the mundane and transport his audience to the sublime with his gifted voice that captured both anguish and ecstasy. What made him arguably the most popular Hindustani music vocalist of the...
  • Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan dead June 19, 2009

    Kolkata: Legendary sarod player Ali Akbar Khan died on Friday at his residence in San Anselmo in California. He was 87. The Hindustani classical music exponent died at about 1030 hours IST following renal failure, his secretary Ashish Roy said. He is survived by 11 children from his three marriages....
  • Note for note: Pt Ravi Shankar meets Jazz great Herbie February 15, 2009

    New Delhi: American Jazz legend Herbie Hancock is in India for a concert to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther Kings visit to India in 1959. While the concert will take place on Monday, February 16 in Delhi, Hancock made a stop over at the Pandit Ravi Shankar...