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Shamim Ahmed Khan, sitar virtuoso of the Maihar gharana, passed away in Mumbai on February 14th at the age of 73 after a heart attack. He came from a family of singers from Baroda in the tradition of the Agra gharana and received a musical education from an early age. As a teenager he followed his love of the sitar and became a student of Ravi Shankar in 1955. From 1960 onwards he taught at Ravi Shankar's Kinnar School of Music in Mumbai. In 1967 Shamim Ahmed Khan accompanied his teacher to the United States, where he performed, taught and recorded throughout the 1970s
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Shamim Ahmed Khan was a sitarist and composer, and notably, a student of Pandit Ravi Shankar. However, after a bout of typhoid, Shamim Ahmed steered away from singing to turn towards his true passion for the sitar. In 1951, while studying at the Baroda Music College (now referred to as the Faculty of Performing Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Khan met Pandit Ravi Shankar at a music conference in Ahmedabad. His father introduced him to Pandit Ravi Shankar, informing the maestro about his son's interest in music. A few years later, the young Shamim Ahmed once again met Pandit Ravi Shankar at a music competition organized by All India Radio, where he played the sitar for him. In later years,.
Ustad Shamim Ahmed Khan - Sitar Maestro, 1998. Raga Madhuvanti 10:49. Raga Bhairav (Continued) 02:01. Shamim Ahmed Khan - Multani 05:36 Passage to India- Instrumental - series II. Shamim Ahmed Khan, Ustad Shamim Ahmed Khan - Raga Puriya Dhanasari 25:58 Sitar After Sundown. Ustad Shamim Ahmed Khan - Raga Hamsadwani Tala: Alap, Gat Vilambit, Jhaptaal (10 Beats) 15:41 Singing Strings From India. Ustad Shamim Ahmed Khan, Ivo Sedlacek, Ustad Shamin Ahmed - Dhun 10:36 Vibrance.
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