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Book Launch - Musicians’ Profiles Ayub Aulia

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'SangeetKaar' penned by famous Urdu Poet and writer Ayub Aulia consists of interesting profiles on the life and works of eminent musicians of the sub-continent namely Ustad Ashiq Ali Khan, Ustad Bade' Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustad Amir Khan, Ustad Barkat Ali Khan, Ustad Jhande' Khan. Pt Ravi Shankar, Ustad AllaRakha, RoshanAra Begum, Mukhtar Begum, Rasoolan Bai, K L Saigal, Rafiq Ghaznavi, Ustad Nathu Khan, Ustad Nazakat Ali Khan Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, Ustad Munawar Ali Khan, Madam NoorJehan, Farida Khanum and Naheed Niazi.

Preface of the book is by internationally renowned Sitarist, Bharat Ratna Pt Ravi Shankar. Foreword by Professor Dr Gopi Chand. The opinions are by Ali Sardar Jafrey, Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, Abdullah Hussain, Professor Ralph Russell, Shahzad Ahmed, Saqi Faruqi, Agha Sadiq, Dr Aslam Ansari, Music Director Naushad Ali and Jatender Billu.

Ayub Aulia hails from a famous family of industrialists of Punjab and is son-in-law of Internationally known Tabla wizard the late Ustad AllaRakha and brother-in-law of charismatic musician, composer and percussionist Usad Zakir Hussain. His passions are music, poetry, writing, event management and broadcasting. He is the Editor-in-Chief of London based weekly The Light (bi-lingual), the Vice Chairman of Asian Elderly Group of Merton and Trustee of the AllaRakha Foundation.

Discussion Panellists: .

Reginald Massey.

Dr Raza Ali Abidi.

Dr Z A Shakeb.

Yavar Abbas.

Asaf Jilani.

Chaman Lal Chaman.

Syed Wajid Shamsul Hasan.

Dr Syed Taqi Abedi (Canada) .

Vocalist: Deepa Karnad (Disciple of Vidushi Smt. Lalith. J. Rao, Disciple of Ustad Khadim Hussain-Agra Gharana) .

Accompanied on Tabla by : Saleel Tambe ( Pt. Suresh Talwalkar Gharana ) .

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