Amjad Ali Khan

Amjad Ali Khan

The internationally renowned Indian classical Sarod player, Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan, is one of India’s most talented musicians.

Khan’s musical heritage combines his illustrious family heritage of Sarod playing with the tradition of instrumental music from Tansen and his disciples. He’s the sixth-generation Sarod player in his family, and his ancestors have developed and shaped the instrument over two hundred years.

Khan played with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and worked as a visiting professor at the University of New Mexico.

Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan is a recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan. The U.S. state Massachusetts proclaimed 20 April as Amjad Ali Khan Day in 1984.