Tonite, scion of the first family of percussionists says 'Wah Hyderabad'.
Taufiq is the youngest son of the legendary Ustad Alla Rakha, and brother of Ustad Zakir Hussain. He learnt secrets of tabla from his father but from a very young age he was drawn to the wider world of percussions. He got adequate experience with Zakir's fusion experiments through the bands like Shanti, Diga, Shakti and Rhythm Experience.
On the save evening, the stars will stoop down a little further over the Nizam College to play audience to the mellifluous voice of Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj. Padma Vibhushan Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj who breathed a new life into the Mewati gharana is one of the greatest musicians of all times. He has created hundreds of beautiful 'bandishes and khayaals'.
The Department Of Culture, Government Of A P, in association with Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj and Nizam College, is presenting the 33rd Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeeth Samaroha. The program is being scheduled at Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj International Centre Of Culture And Aesthetics, Department Of English, Nizam College.
Other performers tonite will include Niladri Kumar(sitar), Pandit Dinesh (kongo), Anand Sharma (keyboards and vocals) and Pandit Vijay Ghate (tabla).
The Chief Guest for the evening will be M Satyanarayana Rao, Minister for Culture, Sports and Cinematography, Govt. of AP. T K Dewan, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of AP, will be the Guest Of Honour.
Please contact 2323-4231 for further details.