Who was the guru of Zakir Hussain?

Who was the guru of Zakir Hussain?

Ustad Alla Rakha
Tabla maestro describes Ustad Alla Rakha as a “canny teacher” Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain spoke at length about the special relationship he shared with his father and guru — Ustad Alla Rakha — at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Thursday.

What is Zakir Hussain famous for?

tabla virtuoso
Zakir Hussain: Arguably India’s most famous tabla virtuoso in the post-independence era, Zakir Hussain is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. He is additionally a composer, percussionist, music producer and film actor.

Who is the Ustad of tabla?

Ustad Zakir Hussain is considered as one of the most important personalities in shaping the contemporary world music movement. He is often credited for taking the Tabla to the world stage, thanks to his numerous collaborations.

What Gharana is Zakir Hussain?

of Punjab gharana
The tabla maestro takes over from his late father Ustad Alla Rakha as the apex authority on the gharana’s style of tabla-playing.

Which instrument is famous by Zakir Hussain?

tabla player
Zakir Hussain Allaraka Qureshi was born March 9, 1951, in Bombay, India. He is the son of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan, a well-known Indian tabla player. Zakir started playing the tabla as soon as he could reach across the drums.

Who is the founder of tabla?

Amir Khusru
Whether that is true or not, modern research suggests that the tabla were invented in the first half of the 18th century (about 1738) by a drummer named Amir Khusru, who was instructed to develop a more subtle and melodic percussion instrument that could accompany the new style of music called Khayal.

Who is the father of tabla?

Ustad Alla Rakha Khan Qureshi Padma Shri
Alla Rakha

Ustad Alla Rakha Khan Qureshi Padma Shri
Died 3 February 2000 (aged 80) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Genres Hindustani classical music
Instruments Tabla, Pakhawaj
Website www.allarakhafoundation.org

Is tabla of Indian origin?

A tabla is a pair of twin hand drums from the Indian subcontinent. Since the 18th century, tabla has been the principal percussion instrument in Hindustani classical music, where it may be played solo, as accompaniment with other instruments and vocals, and as a part of larger ensembles.