4th Satguru Jagjit Singh Sangeet Sameelan Nov 2015

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ARTISTS Lineup – Ustad Zakir Hussain (tabla), Ustad Fazal Qureshi (tabla), Ustad Taufiq Qureshi (jembe), Pandit Rajinder Gangani (Kathak) & Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari (Tabla), Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar Ji (Vocal) & Yogesh Samsi (tabla), Kirpal Singh Panesar (Taar Sahenai) & Ajaypal Singh (Tabla), Jaita Singh Namdhari (Sarod), Veer Singh Namdhari (Vocal) & Harpreet Singh Sonu (Tabla).

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The 4th edition of the annual  sangeet sameelan in honour of Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji was celebrated 21 and 22  November 2015 , in Sri Bhaini Sahib. It was to feature a string of renowned Namdhari musicians and the cream of Indian Classical artists. The main attraction was the legendary tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain  along with his brothers Fazal and Taufiq Qureshi. 

 

Other notable artists taking part  were:
Vocalist Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar Ji – (born 14 January 1955) is a Hindustani classical vocalist. He has previously received training in the Gwalior, Jaipur and Agra gharanas, and is considered a representative of all three schools. Born in Nagpur. He received his first lessons in music from his father N D Kashalkar, a lawyer by profession and an amateur vocalist and musicologist. He went on to study music at Nagpur University, topping his post-graduate class. Around that time, he trained under Rajabhau Kogje and P N Khardenavis.

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Rajendra Gangani is a renowned Kathak dancer trained in the Jaipur Gharana, notable for his innovative style. For his outstanding contribution to Kathak, Gangani received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003 from A. P. J. Abdul Kalam , the highest award for contribution to Indian performing arts.

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