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Kaleem Sheikh
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Kaleem Sheikh (BSc Ma) is a London based singer and writer. Trained by the Late Ustad Sultan Khan in the tradition of vocal music, Kaleem also received extensive knowledge in musicology from Khansahib. He has worked as a music journalist for BBC radio and provided consultancy advice to arts organisations and lectured on Indian cinema at the home of The Guardian, Kings Place.

Kaleem did perform for the Hollywood producer, Mr Ismail Merchant and also for the foremost singer in Iran- Shajarian. In 2016, he sang in a highly successful tribute concert in memory of Ustad Sultan Khan at the Nehru centre. Kaleem has been described as a ' great artiste ' and ' sureela ' and able to create a ' good musical atmosphere' by historic musical Families.

His work on Ghazal and music can be read at www.sheikhkaleem.co.uk. This work has been hailed by parliamentarians, language scholars.

Accompanied By:
Tarsem Singh – Tabla
Surjeet Singh – Sarangi

In association with SAMA Arts Network