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 About the Artiste

Irshad Hussain Khan,Holland

Born in Amstredam, Holland, in 1973, Irshad owns the pride of descendence from a well-known family of renowned court musicians of Rajasthan, of which he represents the sixth generation.

Irshad started his tabla lessons, under the guidance of his father - Ustad Zamir Ahmad Khan. He received his entire musical training living in Amstredam, which has a multi-cultural environment. Irshad also studied the piano and western percussion.

He holds music degrees D.M. and U.M. "Cum Laude" (with honours) from the Rotterdam Conservatorium and teaches Indian music at different music schools in Holland.

Irshad is one the few Indian classical artistes living in Europe, who has had the opportunity to perform with masters such as Ustad Vilayat Khan, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Pt. V. G. Jog, etc. Some of the western musicians he has performed with are Theo Loevendi, Neppy Noya, Fode Youla, The European Jazz ensemble, etc.

He belongs to the Delhi-Jaipur gharana of tabla playing and has learnt all the major styles or gharanas - Ajarla, Lucknow and Punjab. Irshad is a sought after accompanist for concerts in Europe.

email: irshad@sudeepaudio.com