Suhail Yusuf Khan

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Suhail Yusuf Khan
Suhail during a show in 2015
Suhail during a show in 2015
Background information
Born (1988-02-07) 7 February 1988 (age 33)
Delhi, National Capital Region, India
GenresSarangi, Sufi Rock
InstrumentsSarangi
Years active2003–present
Websitesuhailyusufkhan.com

Suhail Yusuf Khan (Hindi: सुहेल युसूफ खान; born 1988) is an Indian sarangi player and vocalist.[1][2] He is the grandson of Sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan (1927-2015).[3]

In 2016, Khan released Everything Sacred, a collaborative folk album with James Yorkston and Jon Thorne under the name Yorkston/Thorne/Khan.[4] The trio went on to release two further albums, Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars (2017)[5] and Navarasa: Nine Emotions (2020).[6]

Khan is also a member of Welsh-Indian folk fusion group Khamira, who released their debut self-titled album in May 2017. The group includes Indian musicians and members of Welsh folk-jazz group Burum; both Khamira (Hindi) and Burum (Welsh) mean "yeast" in English.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aanchal Tuli (8 May 2014). "Suhail Yusuf Khan mesmerises audience at a music event in Delhi". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "BBC News - Asia Beats: Adi and Suhail". BBC News.
  3. ^ Robin Denselow (14 January 2016). "Yorkston/Thorne/Khan: Everything Sacred review – bravely original Indian-folk-jazz fusion". The Guardian.
  4. ^ Pete Paphides (24 February 2016). "The supergroup defying folk wisdom". The Guardian.
  5. ^ "Yorkston/Thorne/Khan – Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars Album Review by Finbarr Bermingham". The Skinny. Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Yorkston/Thorne/Khan – 'Navarasa: Nine Emotions' review: a ground-breaking vision". NME. Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Khamira | Khamira". Khamira.bandcamp.com. Retrieved 14 June 2017.

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