Waseem Ahmed Khan | Purvi
Hindustani Vocal • 1h 15m
Enter the world of khayal through the velvety, expressive voice of Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan and his penetrating sense of drama from the Agra gharana school of music. From a family of masters, Khan began his training at just six years old, and this is his debut UK performance. Witness the exploration of the raag as he paints surreal imagery, accompanied by the superb Milind Kulkarni on harmonium with Gurdain Rayatt providing rhythmic support on the tabla.
Waseem Khan (khayal vocal)
Gurdain Rayatt (tabla)
Milind Kulkarni (harmonium)
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