Hindustani Khayal Gaayaki- -Sangeet Parichey

Ustad Sajjad Hussain Khan

Time:06:30 pm

When and Where

Date:Monday 17 July 2017
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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Ustad Sajjad Hussain is a renowned Classical Vocalist from Gwalior gharana known for his deep knowledge of music and its application.

He is a complete artist and purist, Khayal Gaayaki (Vilambit-slow, Madhya-medium, Dhrut-fast, tempos) in pure classical tradition is his main forte, and he is adept at innovative renderings during live performances, transitioning seamlessly from Pure Classical Raagas to Semi Classical Thumris, Ghazals, Bhajans and even Film songs, traversing a number of styles in his versatility. Ustadji has performed all over India at many prestigious events and other countries like Dubai, UK, Germany etc.

Ustad Sajjad Hussain Khan has a musical lineage over seven generations of noted Sarangi players from Jhajjar, a small town in Haryana. Ustad Sajjad Hussain is the Grandson of Maestro Ustad Mohammad Hussain Khansaab who was a great Classical Vocalist and a Sarangi player and son of Ustad Shabbir Hussain Khansaab who was a great Sarangi player Ustadji has been a regular artist on national Radio and TV and an active member of ‘Sur Singar Samsad” Mumbai and a regular artist of State Government of Maharashtra.

Apart from teaching music, he also conducts workshops and music therapy sessions that explore effects of ragas on overall wellbeing of the body and mind

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