Fri March 10, 2017 / 7 pm
Sufi and Folk Music of Rajasthan, India
365 Fifth Avenue
(bet. 34th and 35th Streets)
Trains: B,D,F,M to 34th St.; 6 to 33rd St.
Tickets $25; $20 for Graduate Center Members and Students (contact 212-817-8215 for discount information)
Produced and curated by Live Sounds.
Lakha Khan, born into a family of musicians from the Manganiyar community, is a master of the Sindhi sarangi, a fretless bowed instrument known for its exceptional imitation the human voice. Khan, from Raneri in Jodpur, Rajasthan in North India will accompany the instrument with his soaring vocals and nuanced wordplay performing Sufi kaalaams (poetry), Mystical bhajans (religious song), and folk and classical ragas and will be accompanied by his son Dane Khan on dholak (percussion).