Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain at the Barbican

Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain explores how Jazz influenced the popular music of India alongside Dave Holland and Chris Potter. A true master of the Indian Classical tradition – Zakir Hussain’s hypnotic percussive playing is unmistakable. Refusing to be confined to the music of his homeland, throughout the years he has embarked on a multitude of […]

R A I N M A K E R

R a i n m a k e r A Rhythmic Journey with Talvin Singh and Shri Taufiq Qureshi, featuring Balwant Singh and Roopa Panesar on Friday 25th August, 2017 at Kings Place, London. Doors 7:30pm Tickets £20 This event is supported by The Allarakha Foundation and Saaz Music Circle   See below for event details.

Kishori Amonkar

The Allarakha Foundation and Family mourn the passing of the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar of the Jaipur gharana. She sadly passed away in Mumbai, late on Monday (03 April 2017) after a brief illness. Our condolences go to all her family and friends. More details available here

Annual event featuring Taufiq Qureshi on the 28th April 2017

The AllaRakha Foundation in collaboration with the Nehru Centre, presents the annual anniversary event. In homage to Tabla legend – Ustad AllaRakha on 28th April 2017. Participation by Taufiq Qureshi, son of the illustrious Tabla Legend Ustad AllaRakha. Namdhari ensemble presenting compositions by His Holiness Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji Maharaj. Singers Jai Kaur Jheeta Gurnam […]

Tana Derna Tana (Ta Dhaa)

A musical tribute by Taufiq Qureshi to his father Ustad AllaRakha The music for “Tana Derna Tana” was originally composed by Ustad Allarakha, he also sang in the piece and his bol can be heard on the track. Taufiq Qureshi‘s technical genius has blended the the original piece into a modern ensemble giving an impression that […]

Fazal Qureshi in Conversation with Reginald Massey on 27th April 2016

The Allarakha Foundation in collaboration with the Nehru Centre (High Commission of India) presents; Music by Kiranpal Singh (Disciple of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma) on Santoor and Manjeet Rasiya (Disciple of Pandit Yogesh Samsi) on Tabla Followed by A Short film on Ustad AllaRakha and then Fazal Qureshi in conversation with Dr Sathi Ludhianvi. Unfortunately, music critic […]