Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Ali Akbar Khan (Indian Sarod virtuoso) (1922-2009) R.I.P.
ALI AKBAR KHAN (April 14,1922 - June 18, 2009) died on Friday aged 87 in his home in San Anselmo, CA. He was the first Indian musician to record an LP of Indian classical music in the USA and play sarod on American television. In 1971 Khan performed at the Madison Square Garden for the Concert for Bangladesh along with RAVI SHANKAR (other musicians at the concert included BOB DYLAN, ERIC CLAPTON, GEORGE HARRISON). (Wikipedia)