Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty (surname also spelled Chakrabarty, Chakravarty, Chakravorty, Chakaraborty, Chakravarthi, etc.; b. Calcutta, West Bengal, India, 1953) is a renowned Hindustani vocalist from India. He is the foremost exponent of the Patiala gharana (tradition) of vocal music, in the lineage of the great Bade Ghulam Ali Khan; Chakraborty is the disciple of Ustad Munawar Ali Khan (d. 1989, the younger son, disciple, and heir of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan). ** ...more on Wikipedia about "Ajoy Chakraborty"
Ali Akbar Khan (born April 14, 1922) is one of today's most accomplished Indian classical musicians and known for his mastery of the sarod, a beautiful, 25-stringed Indian instrument. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ali Akbar Khan"
Allauddin Khan ( Bangla: ওস্তাদ আলাউদ্দীন খান, also known as Baba Allauddin Khan) (1862-1972) was an Indian classical musician and one of the greatest music teachers of the twentieth century. A master in the instrument called the Sarod, Ustad Alauddin Khan is also famous for being the Guru of Ravi Shankar, Nikhil Banerjee,Vasant Rai, Pannalal Ghosh, Ali Akbar Khan (Allauddin's son) and numerous other influential musicians. He himself was a disciple of many great musicians, most importantly the legendary Wazir Khan. Allauddin Khan was born in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh. ...more on Wikipedia about "Allauddin Khan"
Aloke Dutta is an established tabla player. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aloke Dutta"
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is an Indian sarod player. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amjad Ali Khan"
Ananda Shankar ( 11 December 1942 - 26 March 1999) was an Indian musician best known for fusing Western and Eastern musical styles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ananda Shankar"
Anjan Chattopadhyay, Sitar Maestro was born in 1960 in a Bengali aristocratic family in Calcutta, India. He was brought up in an environment of soft, sweet and serene Indian Classical Music.He was initiated to the art of sitar playing by his elder brother,a veteran surbahar player, Pandit Gourisankar Chattopadhyay, a disciple of Pandit Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury. In addition to that he started taking his futther training from Surasree Kalyani Roy, a global reputed sitarist and one of the senior disciples of Ustad Vilayat Khan.He also had his lessons on the vocal music from late Shree Muktipada Datta, a representative of Kirana Gharana. Anjan also had his fortune of having the training of the wellknown Tabla player late Ustad Shaukat Ali Khan of Farukhabad gharana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anjan Chattopadhyay"
Bally Sagoo is a musician and DJ who was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India but grew up in Birmingham, England, in a predominantly Black neighbourhood, influenced by disco, rap and Motown music. He gained success as a DJ in the club scene and broke into music by revamping old Bollywood hits and fusing them with hip hop. He is widely credited as one of the original pioneers of what is now modern Indian music, and for triggering the explosion of modern Bhangra pop music (although his music was and is more a fusion of Western dance and hip hop with existing Indian music). This is specifically in his 1994 album Bollywood Flashback, followed up with Rising From The East in 1996. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bally Sagoo"
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is generally acknowledged to be one of the foremost contemporary vocalists of Hindustani music. Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi was born on February 14 1922, in the village of Gadag, in the Dharwad district of Karnataka in South India. Born to a conservative school-master, he was drawn to music from a young age, but his father insisted that he get a sound education in a respectable profession like medicine or engineering. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bhimsen Joshi"
Biddu, a music producer, worked with popular English-language disco and funk artists like Tina Charles ("I Love to Love", 1976) and Carl Douglas (" Kung Fu Fighting", 1974) during the 1970s. He also released largely instrumental tracks under the name Biddu Orchestra, including a rendition of "I Could Have Danced All Night" from "The King and I" and a remake of Neil Diamond's "Girl You'll Be a Woman Soon". ...more on Wikipedia about "Biddu"
The legendary Indian shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib is the third classical musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna (in 2001), the highest civilian honour in India. Bismillah Khan is perhaps single handedly responsible for making the shehnai a famous classical instrument. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bismillah Khan"
Chatur Lal (born in Udaipur in 1925, died in 1965) was a tabla maestro, born into a musical family in Rajasthan, India. He was a disciple of Haji Mohammed Khan of the Delhi gharana or school of tabla playing. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chatur Lal"
Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar (दीनानाथ मंगेशकर) (1900 or 1901 – April 24, 1942) was the father of well-known singers Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, and Usha Mangeshkar as well as composers Hridaynath Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dinanath Mangeshkar"
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Freddie Mercury ( September 5, 1946 – November 24, 1991) was a British Asian singer, pianist and songwriter for the English rock band, Queen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Freddie Mercury"
R. Prasanna is a South Indian Carnatic musician who is one of the very few people who play the south Indian musical art form of Carnatic music on the electric guitar. He not only plays carnatic music but is also a jazz musician. Some also categorize Prasanna's music under world fusion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Guitar Prasanna"
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is a player of the bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. Chaurasia is among a few but growing classicists who have made a conscious effort to reach out and expand the audience for Hindustani classical music. He is probably the most accessible Hindustani musician who has done a lot to popularize the bansuri and classical music among the masses. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hari Prasad Chaurasia"
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is known internationally as the greatest living master of bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. Chaurasia is among a few but growing classicists who have made a conscious effort to reach out and expand the audience for classical music. He is probably the most accessible Hindustani musician who has done a lot to popularize Bansuri and classical music among the masses. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hariprasad Chaurasia"
Indrayudh Shome (born April 8 1989 in Calcutta, India), commonly cited as Indy Shome, is a Bengali- Indian musician who is known for participation in several musical projects in Hong Kong, where he currently resides. ...more on Wikipedia about "Indrayudh Shome"
Jassie Gift is a new Malayalam trend setting film music composer from Thiruvananthapuram, India. His first composition for the movie 4 the people became more popular especially the song Lajjavathiye. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jassie Gift"
Kadri Gopalnath (b. 1950) is a Indian saxophonist and one of the pioneers of Carnatic music on the saxophone. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kadri Gopalnath"
Dr. Kamala Shankar was born in 1966 in Tanjore district of Tamilnadu, Kamala's musical carrier started with the training in vocal music, initiated by her mother at the age of six and blossomed to be a true artist under the valuable guidance from Pandit Channoolal Mishra, the renowned artist of Varanasi and sitar maestro Pandit Bimalendu Mukherjee of Imdadkhani Gharana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kamala Shankar"
Lakshminarayana Shankar (born April 26 1950), or L. Shankar, was born in Madras, South India. Growing up in Sri Lanka where his father V. Lakshminaraya Iyer was a professor at the Jaffna College of Music, Shankar was exposed to Carnatic music from an early age. His father was an esteemed violinist, his mother L. Seethalakshmi played the veena and all his five older siblings were also proficient in music. At three Shankar could hum many of the complex lines of ancient Indian compositions. He started studying the violin at the age of five and was soon recognized as a child prodigy. At the age of seven he gave his first public concert. He gained considerable reputation in his early youth as an accompanist to some of the most eminent names in Carnatic music such as Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Chembai Vaithyanatha Baghavatar, Palghat Mani Iyer and Alathur Srinivasa lyer. Following the ethnic riots of 1953 his family moved back to India. With his two brothers L. Vaidyanathan and L. Subramaniam he formed a violin trio. ...more on Wikipedia about "L. Shankar"
Pandit Jasraj is a famous classical Indian singer, born in 1930. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pandit Jasraj"
Pandit Pran Nath ( 3 November 1918– 13 June 1996) was an esteemed Hindustani music vocalist and teacher of the Kirana gharana who placed emphasis on the alap section of a raga performance. He was a student of Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan. His students include La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Marian Zazeela, Henry Flynt, Jon Hassell, Don Cherry, Lee Konitz, Jon Gibson, Yoshi Wada, Rhys Chatham, Michael Harrison, W. A. Mathieu, Sufi Pir Shabda Kahn, Christer Hennix, and Simone Forti. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pandit Pran Nath"
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