Ustad Ali AKbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan Turned 93 Today

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (1922-2009) turned 93 years old on April 14, 2015. And in celebration of his 93rd birthday an all day music tribute to the legendary sarode maestro will be held at the Ali Akbar College of Music (AACM) in San Rafael in San Francisco bay area. He passed away in 2009. Khan sahib as he… Continue Reading

Greg Booth

Podcast: Greg Booth on Indian Wedding Brass Bands

Prof. Greg Booth is a teacher, author & musician. In his book Brass Baja: Stories From The World of Indian Wedding Bands he takes us behind the scene into the world of the Indian brass band musicians, whose rich musical traditions and history has been largely ignored. It was way back back in the 17th century that the first wedding brass band made… Continue Reading