Saeed descendant from 11 generations in an unbroken chain of Music. He is
one of the leading sitar player exponents from the Dilli Gharana , a musical
tradition or "family committed to Hindustani Classical Music famous can
come as the famous Dilli Gharana. He is the son & disciple of a sitar maestro
Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan. He is a young Sitar player of the Dilli Gharana.
Suhel was born in a home where his cradle was literally surrounded by stalwarts
of the Dilli Gharana like great maestro of Sursagar Ustad Mamman Khan sahib,
the famed vocalists Ustad Chand Khan, Ustad Usman khan, Ustad Hilal Ahmed
Khan, Ustad Nasir Ahmed Khan and Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan, the sarangi maestro
Ustad Bundu Khan Sahab, the Violin wizard Ustad Zahoor Ahmed khan and his
grandfather, the sitar maestro Ustad Zafar Ahmed Khan and his uncles great
Tabla maestro Ustad Latif Ahmed Khan and Ustad Shafaat Ahmed khan ( Padma
shree ). Suhel started learning sitar at the tender age of six . He would
hear khayals and gats and learned melody and rhythm before his mother- tongue.
In such a concentrate of musical heredity and environment, it was but natural
that Suhel should crystallize as a gem of a sitarist. Naturally too, his
style blends tantrakari ( instrumental virtuosity ) with flashes of Delhi
Gharana gayaki (music vocalism). He is an approved sitar player from A.I.R
Artiste. He is doing PH.D from Faculty of Music and Fine arts, Delhi
University and senior diploma from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.
He has worked with several western, classical, Rock, Jazz fusion bands with Sitar and Electric sitar called (Zitar) and he has his own fusion band named - SUROOR AND SUR CHAKKARDAAR.
Some Mentioned Fusionbands :- PRATIYAKSH, TARZ, SUROOR , ASTITVA, SUR CHAKKARDAAR and many more in India and Aboard also
● Ranchi Music Festival
at Kunti Auditorium, Ranchi.
● Festival of Jammu University mentor of sitar Player of Sharda University Jammu.
● Khiraj -e-Aqeedat at stein auditorium, Delhi.
● Kolkata Music Festival at Chitranjan music Academy Kolkata.
● Sitar performance at Epic Centre ,Gurugram.
● Chandigarh Concert at Chandigarh University with Ustad Saeed Zafar khan sahab.
● Kolkata festival at Music School Bose Road ,Kolkata.
● Ustad Munawar Ali Khan Sahab Festival at Amaltas Hall, Delhi.
● Punjab musical conference at Punjab University Punjab.
● Music program at Samparpit Saragam music academy, Jalandhar.
● Sitar solo in youth festival.
● Sitar Solo in festival of young musician and dancers.
● Sitar solo in Ghandharv Mahavidhayala festival.
● Sitar solo in Indian Classical music festival of Kairana Gharana.
● Sitar solo in kriti kala festival.
● Sitar solo in Sur Fuhar festival.
● Sitar Solo performance in The Attic.
● Sitar perform in Tirangee Malhar Delhi Gharana.
● Sitar perform in Sangeet Natak concerts.
● Sitar perform in Spic macay concerts.
● Sitar perform in Shaam-e-Dilli Gharana.
● Sitar perform in Sunaad Sangalal festival.
● Sitar perform in Basant panchmi festival.
● Sitar perform in Delhi Classical festival.
● Sitar perform in Saptak Akhil Bhartiye Sangeet Samaroh.
● Sitar perform in Gandharv Mahavidyalaya, Delhi.
● Sitar perform in Sahitya Kala Parishad Shaam e Dilli Gharana, Janakpuri Delhi.
● Sitar perform in Sahitya Kala Parishad Shaam e Dilli Gharana, INA Delhi.
● Sitar perform in Gandharv Mahavidyalaya, Chandigarh.
● Sitar perform in Sahitya Kala paridhad Shaam e Dilli Gharana, Pritampura Delhi.
● Sitar perform in prestigious Music Festival Dilli Darbur,Delhi.
Some prestigious Classical and Fusion Performance in Abroad
● Sitar perform in hankuk university, Seoul south Korea.
● Sitar perform in Guangzhou china.
● Sitar perform in Bangladesh.
● sitar perform solo and fusion band concert at yarmouk Culture centre in Kuwait.
● Sitar perform solo and fusion Group concert in The International Music Festival of MAQOM at Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan and many more in India and Abroad.
Others : -
● Performance in musical Balle with pandit jawala prasad in Delhi and other states.
● Performance in All India Radio National orchestra, Delhi and others states .
● Officials and private Recordings for Movies and Music.
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