Amjad Ali Khan - Master on Masters
Book launch & reception
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, NYC 
Friday October 6th, 2017, 7-9 pm
Tickets: $25 general admission; $20 IAAC members
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Books will be available for sale and signing.
Amjad Ali Khan - Master on Masters

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan pays tribute to the legends of the Indian music tradition with fact and reverence. A rare insight into the lives and traditions of the maestros of the oldest Indian gharanas along with Ustadji's own life and music.
Amjad Ali KhanUstad Amjad Ali Khan is one of the undisputed masters of the music world. Born to sarod maestro Haafiz Ali Khan, he gave his first performance at the age of six, and is credited with reinventing the technique of playing the sarod. Over the course of a distinguished career spanning more than six decades, Amjad Ali Khan has won numerous accolades including a Grammy nomination, the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum, Unicef's National Ambassadorship and the Fukuoka Cultural grand prize. He has performed at venues the world over including Carnegie Hall and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as at the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Concert in 2014 in Oslo, Norway. Samaagam, his first sarod concerto, has been performed by the Britten Sinfonia, Orchestre National d'lle de France, Orchestre d'Auvergne, London Philharmonia, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Amjad Ali Khan has also been a visiting professor at Stanford University, University of New Mexico and Jacob’s School of Music.
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