Rashid khan is a classical vocalist known for his mastery in classical music. He was born in Badayun on 1st July 1966. He is a stage performer are rarely sang for movies. His most notable movie song was in “Jab We met” named “AogeJub tum”. Rashid khan is the great grandson of the legendary UstadInayat Hussain Khan who is also the founder of the Rampur-SahaswanGharana. Since his early years, Rashid has been trained in the classic genre. Under the supervision of his grand uncle, UstadNissar Khan, Rashid was proclaimed by PanditBhimsen as the “assurance for the future of Indian vocal music”.
He did not have interest in the music in his early years, even though he gave his first stage performance at the age of 11. He was not very keen with his future as a musician. Constantly taught by his grand uncle, it was not until Rashid was 18 years of age that he developed an interest in classical music and took it seriously. Rashid has done several stage performances including the stage of “Great Masters of India Music” in 1986. He has also performed abroad numerous times. His first music album was released by CBS Music Co. followed by several others.
Since then, he has taken part in numerous music conferences and performances. He has been awarded the Padma Shri and the SangeetNatak Akademi Award in 2006. He has been reported and praised several times by critics and publishers. In 1995, The Statesman was called him a “Natural Genius”. There is no limit to his vocal capabilities and since his first performance at the age of 11 in 1977, Rashid Khan is still actively performing on stage.
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Born on July 1, 1966, in Badayun, India (Uttar Pradesh), Ustad Rashid Khan is a classical artist of India in the tradition of Hindustani music. He got his underlying preparing from his Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan, maternal grand-uncle, who himself was a Classical singer. Rashid is likewise the nephew of the artist Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. He has a place with the Gharana of Rampur-Sahaswan and is the founder of Gharana Inayat Hussain Khan, great-grandson. Soma Khan is his wife. As a kid, he had bit enthusiasm for music.
One of the first individuals to observe of his melodic abilities was Ghulam Mustafa Khan, his uncle, and for quite a while prepared him in Mumbai. However, he got his main tutelage from Nissar Hussain Khan, at first at his home in Badayun. Nissar Hussain Khan Taskmaster would demand voice preparing from 4 p. m. in the morning called Swar Sadhana, and make him rehearse one note for a considerable length of time on end. An entire day would wear out on honing only a one note. In spite of the fact that Rashid loathed this session as a tyke, yet the restrained preparing appears in his authority of layakaari and taan (arpeggios) today. He was 18 when Rashid started to make the most of his melodic training.
Rashid Khan executed his first show at eleven yrs old, and he performed in Delhi at an Indian Tobacco Company show in 1978. After Nissar Hussain Khan shifted to the ITC (SRA) Sangeet Research Academy in Calcutta, he likewise joined the Institute at 14 years old in April of 1980. He was recognized by the Academy as an artist by 1994. The style of singing Rampur-Sahaswan gayaki belongs to the Gharana of Gwalior, which highlights the voice, medium-moderate beats, and many-sided musical play. He incorporates the moderate detail in his vilambit khayals in the way of his grand-uncle of maternal side and furthermore created remarkable ability in the utilization of sargam taankari and sargams.
The manner of
Bhimsen Joshi and Amir Khan impacted him. He is likewise an ace of the tarana (a type of composition) as his master, however, sings in his unique way, favoring a style of the khayal. His presenting emerge for the enthusiastic suggestions in his musical elaboration. These convey advancement to his music when contrasted with the more seasoned virtuosos, who put more noteworthy accentuation on method and skillful execution of troublesome sections.
Rashid has likewise tried different things with intertwining Hindustani music with melodic kinds. He has additionally performed jugal bandis, alongside Shahid Parvez, the maestro sitarist, and others. Rashid sang songs in many movies. He has won awards such as Sangeet Natak Akademi Award 2006, Padma Shri in 2006, (GIMA) Global Indian Music Awards 2010 and 2012 Maha Sangeet Samman Award.