Ikram Khan

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Ikram Khan is a famous sarangi player from Jaipur, India. He hails from a family of musicians belonging to the Sikar Gharana. He was initiated and groomed by his father, Ustad Nizamuddin Khan, who was also a very famous sarangi player from Jaipur. He uses thicker non-traditional strings on his sarangi, which gives his music a deep and unique tone.[1]

Ikram-Ji began taking lessons from his uncle, Shri Gulab Khan, and Shri Liyakat Ali Khan of Mumbai. Influenced by Ustad Sultan Khan, he became a Gandha Bandhan Disciple in 1989.[citation needed] Since that time, Ikram Khan has accompanied many of the leading musicians of India including Kishan Maharaj, Gulkam Mustafa Khan, Rashid Khan, Ulhas Kashalkar, Ustad Sultan Khan, and Hidayat Khan and has achieved international recognition.[2] Shri Ikram Khan has toured the United States, Europe, and other countries to perform.

He is also a regular broadcaster on All India Radio and Doordarshan, and has been associated with All Radio Ahmedabad since 1989.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sounds From The East Vol 11: Ustad Sultan Khan". Sound Colour Vibration. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Fusion requires deep thought and proper execution: tabla maestro Aneesh Pradhan". Indian Express. Retrieved 2011-11-01.