Surinder Sandhu

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Surinder Sandhu
Instruments sarangi
Associated acts Sabri Khan
Steve Vai

Surinder Sandhu is a sarangi player and composer.[1] He is a student of Sabri Khan of the Senia Rampur Moradabad gharana.

Sandhu composes in multiple genres.[citation needed] His compositions combine jazz, western classical and Asian fusion music. Guests performers on Sandhu's albums include rock guitarist Steve Vai to saxophonist Andy Sheppard. His album The Fictionist features the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, guest musicians, and The Surinder Sandhu Band. It was well received by critics after its release on September 29, 2008. The album includes a symphony commissioned to celebrate Liverpool as capital of culture 2008.


  • Saurang Orchestra (2003)
  • Cycles & Stories (2005)
  • The Fictionist (2008)
  • "Karma Machine (2017)


  1. ^ Phillips, Glyn. "Surinder Sandhu ("The Fictionist")". Retrieved 24 October 2010. 

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