Master Musicians : Amaan Ali Khan
This week we feature Soham Munim, one of the most illustrious Sitar players of his generation and a wonderful human being, who took time out from his busy schedule to answer the questions that everyone wants to ask!
LESS is MORE is a relatively new phenomenon in the world of design. Ustad Vilayat Khan, (a pioneer in music) turns out, has also become the pioneer in design with his modest yet sophisticated Sitar !
This week for #ImplementsOfSound, we are basking in the glory of this absolutely gorgeous concert grade flat Sitar from our collection. Available in the reverse finish, (light background + dark wood work) as opposed to the regular Gandhar Pancham models (dark background + light wood work).
Anoushka began training on the sitar with her father Ravi at the age of seven.
The Kanjira is a small drum that makes a big impact. Mostly used in South Indian percussion, the Kanjira or Khanjira or Ganjira was initially used in South Indian folk percussion.
Natarajan Ganesh Kumar, very popularly and affectionately known as Kanjira Ganesh has undeniably immortalized the Kanjira, a tiny frame drum from South India and placed it on the pedestal that it belongs.
Continuing our love affair with fantastic percussion instruments and master percussionists, we feature the Ultimate Guru Concert Grade Dholki.
Being the son of one of the most renowned Lavani exponents, Vijay Chavan was born with music in his blood. The beats of the Dholki reached his ears way before he was even born. His mother Sulochana Devi has been one of the foremost lavani singers in India.
For this week’s #MasterMusicians, we bring to you a legendary musician who was lost in the pages of the illustrious history of an eminent family.
After celebrating Pandit Ravi Shankar, the man himself, lets celebrate his contribution to Indian music. The legend has immortalised the Sitar with such fervour that the design of the Sitar he played was hence forth called the "Ravi Shankar" Sitar.
Rabindra Shankar, the son of a barrister and a singer, the brother of a dancer and a theatre artist, always appreciated the duality of human nature.
This week for #MasterMusicians, we bring to you, the Shehnai Maestro, Ustad Bismilah Khan.
Today, in a special edition of Master Musicians, we celebrate the five women pioneers of music in India !
Our #ImplementsOfSound features a popular percussion instrument this week. The Tabla has been around for over 5 centuries !
The Mridangam is a South Indian percussive instrument, It is widely acclaimed for its strong sound rhythmic sounds and distinct tonality.
Around 40 kms from the bustling city of the sugar lords, Kolhapur, sits the small town of Miraj.
It’s surprising how man learned to make rhythm and began using the paraphernalia around him to create what we today know, as ‘music’.