Torchbearer of the Imdad Khan Gharana Ustad Shujaat Khan is the Seventh in the unbroken line from his family that has produced many musical masters and is among the leading Sitarists of the day. He is the great grandson of Ustad Imdad Khan, grandson of Ustad Khan and son and disciple of the legendary maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan each a leading artiste of his own generation
Ustad Shujaat Khan has developed his own unique style of playing Indian classical music. His approach to rhythm is largely intuitive fresh and spontaneous always astonishing his audience. He is also know for his unique voice which he uses for singing folk songs and poetry. He has performed at all the prestigious music festivals in India and around the world.
Pandit Anindo Chatterjee is undoubtedly among the finest tabla players of India with fans across the globe. He is among those few artists who preserve a heritage while defining it anew making it evolve in time. His power and speed combined with total clarity and sweetness is unparalleled. His vast knowledge repertoire and ability to improvise in every style of tabla playing make him an invaluable asset to Indian music.
To conclude Ustad Shujaat Khan sings a medley of couplets of Sant Kabir followed by a composition of Hazrat Amir Khusrau. Listening to the album is like being part of a great concert complete with all the creative energy unfolded with their magical synergy.
Raaga Rageshwari (Alap, Jod, Jhala composition set to Teentaal)
Songs: Patta Bola Vriksh Se (Sant Kabir)
Bahut Din beete (Hazrat Amir Khusrau)