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Shailaja Khanna

Mexican jazz queen set to rock Delhi

An official Cultural Ambassador for Mexico, Magos Herrera has an over 20 year career in music.

16 Jul 2018 1:11 AM

Father-son duo etch musical history

Ustad Amjad Ali, a true master, with his electrifying stage presence, did ample justice to his own creation, playing with a meditative exactitude.

25 Aug 2017 2:25 AM

Pt. Ravi Shankar’s only sarod-playing disciple blends talim & aesthetic fervour

He has travelled the world over from a relatively young age with his illustrious guru Pt Ravi Shankar.

16 Aug 2017 2:24 AM

Master on Masters

A forgotten fact today is that Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in the mid 1970s till the early 1990s used to be an active organiser of music festivals himself.

14 Aug 2017 1:49 AM

The private artiste

It was a pleasure to get both these legendary artistes to open up on various aspects that make them the extraordinary people that they are.

31 Jul 2017 5:06 AM


Gwalior gayaki and the Pandit family

The Maharaja, Jayaji Rao Shinde himself learnt music and his Court also had the finest thumri singers of the time.

24 Jul 2017 2:02 AM

A 10th generation vocal tradition

As Ustad Rashid Khan explained, one has to work very hard to achieve one’s own musical identity.

17 Jul 2017 4:43 AM

The musical perfectionist

She always only wore one favourite sari for concerts; she believed the sari retained the vibes of the concert, was auspicious.

10 Jul 2017 1:17 AM

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards mired in controversies

The entire selection process is documented and the choices are made by unanimity. Apparently, this year’s selection of 77 awardees took only a day!

04 Jul 2017 12:55 AM

All-night music in Delhi after 15 years

The festival concluded with a beautiful Raga Ahir Bhairav by the young master Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar.

21 Jun 2017 12:30 AM


Raga Malhar and its myriad moods

Malhar is a raga that is said to bring rains, and is traditionally played in the monsoons or pre-monsoons.

12 Jun 2017 1:34 AM

Heart to heart with Ustad Nishat Khan

A thorough cosmopolitan (having spent a large portion of his life abroad), Ustad Nishat Khan is very much rooted in India.

05 Jun 2017 7:04 AM

The instant connect of baithaks...

The famous “gulab baari” concerts held around Holi at the Poddar residence in Kolkata are a much sought-after event.

15 May 2017 1:02 AM