|Biographical detail : ||Sitar player
One of the most eloquent sitar players of India Shamim Ahmed Khan was scion of a family of classical musicians of Agra gharana.
At the age of 29 Shamim Ahmed with his sweet, full-throated voice on the sitar, made his US solo recording debut, Monitor Presents India’s Great For Three Ragas, for Monitor.
Born in Vadodara, formerly known as Baroda, in Gujarat Shamim Ahmed Khan was instructed from early boyhood in classical singing by his father, an esteemed vocalist and composer. He passed away in Mumbai.