Ali Akbar Khan


Traditional Music Of India

  • Release Date: 10 Apr 1995
  • PRCD-24157-2

The American embrace of Indian music in the Sixties centered around two of India’s master musicians, Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. Both toured widely in North America during the era; and while Shankar received greater notoriety through his association with John Coltrane and George Harrison, his brother-in-law Khan, who played the smaller sarod rather than the sitar, was considered if anything a more intense and virtuosic performer. The four ragas included in this collect… MORE