Some sad news....

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naad_brahma
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Some sad news....

Postby naad_brahma » Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:05 am

The legendary Padma Shree Sakar Khan has crossed over to the great beyond. He truly was the god of kamaicha and his shoes will be difficult to fill.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZrMepZgBKs
http://m.soundcloud.com/user3868359/sak ... -30-track1

I was fortunate enough to have my first steps in kamaicha under the watchful eye of Sakarji. He handed me my first kamaicha just over a year ago and I still am humbled by how easily. he could control such a challenging instrument. He was an equally charismatic human being and it is sad knowing I will not get the chance to see his smile again. Sakarji did leave behind some very talented heirs. His sons Ghewar, Dara, and Firoze are all virtuosos in their on right and will most definitely continue his legacy. In that way he may be gone but his music still lives.

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Re: Some sad news....

Postby ahirbhairav » Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:09 am

RIP Sakar Khan sahib. Sad news indeed.
Next concert: Aditya Sharma (today)
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David Berner
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Re: Some sad news....

Postby David Berner » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:42 pm

Very sorry to hear this news. Ustad Sakar Khan Saheb's playing was heartfelt and magical. Thanks to Naad_Brahma for sharing his memories of the legend.


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