Adjunct Professor, part-time
North Indian Sarode
International performing artist and son of the legendary sarode maestro Ali Akbar Khan. Instructor of advanced instrumental and vocal classes at the Ali Akbar College of Music. Trained at the Maihar Senia Gharana and under the mentorship of has father, Khan has toured worldwide both as an accompanist and leader and has established himself as Ali Akbar Khan’s true heir and the face of a new generation of sarode players. He has performed with India’s tabla masters Swapan Chaudhuri, Zakir Hussain and Anindo Chatterjee, and with a wide array of artists from different genres such as Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Christopher Hedge, Homayoun Sakhi, underground hip-hop legend Eligh and electronic musicians Amplive and Janaka Selekta. He was recently in the film “Play Like a Lion,” which tells the story of his musical journey, as well as his father’s.