Teerthanker Mahaveer University & Breathing Arts Presents 19th-20th December 2022, TMU Auditorium, Moradabad
Son of legendary tabla maestro Ustad Hashmat Ali Khan who hails from the famous Gharana of Tabla called AJRADA GHARANA. Ustad Akram Khan is the 7th Generation exponent of the Gharana considered to be one of the six main traditional schools of tabla in India.
During his childhood, he was fortunate to get training under the guidance of his great grandfather Ustad Mohammad Shafi Khan. He is also fortunate to learn from Ustad Niazu Khan who is considered one of the greatest exponents of tabla from AJRADA GHARANA.
Ustad Akram Khan has been instrumental in the retention and reaffirmation of the Art of Tabla of the Ajrada Gharana. He has preserved the legacy of the Ajrada Gharana and the traditional values of tabla through his dedication to this Art. He has successfully retained more than fifteen kaydas that have been conceptualized by the Ajrada Gharana.