Mazhar Ali- Jawad Ali Khan

  • Mazhar Ali- Jawad Ali Khan
  • Patiala
  • Hindustani Vocal
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orch bearers of Patiala Gharana, Ustad Mazhar Ali Khan- Jawad Ali Khan, Grandsons of the great maestro, Late Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan.

Carrying forward a great tradition , and proud decendants of a lineage of great masters Mazhar Ali Khan and Jawad Ali Khan are the very outstanding young grandsons of Padmabhushan Ustad Badeghulam Ali Khan, doyen of the Patiala Gharana and one of this century"s greatest vocalists.

The initial guidance and musical environment for Mazar and Jawaad came fron thier father Karamat Ali Khan, elder son of Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan. He nurtured their love for music and focused their thinking towards the greatness of this art form. Later they started formal training under their uncle and guru Ustad Munawar Ali Khan second son of Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan.

He groomed them in the intricate Chaumukhia stlye of the Patiala Kasur Gayaki. Their Guru"s vigorous talim of many years coupled with their own untiring riyaz has moulded them into mature and capable vocalists. The Khan brothers in their several concerts in India, Pakistan and Canada have been flooding audiences with nostalgic memories of their beloved Grandfather with their expertise in weaving complex taan patterns, and their control over swara and laya. Their broad and virile voices compell attention and their performances never fail to impress the audience.

Their rendering of thumries and Dadras is with immense beauty and eligance. While remaining within the norms of their gayaki, they are innovating their own projections and creating a definitive aura and brilliance in their renderings encompassing perfect technique and aesthetics.

Mazhar and Jawaad Ali Khan are singing regularly on All-India Radio. Their audio tape "Yadd-e-sabrang" featuring asset of exequiisite thumries and dadras dedicated to Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan has recently been released by Weston Company of India and it is in a great demand in Canada, India and Pakistan.

They are soon releasing more of khayal cds and cassettes in the market.

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