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Peace Worshippers
Amjad Ali Khan, Elmira Darvarova, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash
Peace Worshippers represents the culmination of a collaboration between Amjad Ali Khan, the Titan of the sarod, straddling two centuries, universally venerated as one of the greatest living Indian musicians in any genre; his sons, disciples and widely acclaimed sarod virtuosi in their own right, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash; and the distinguished American violinist Elmira Darvarova, herself a historical figure as the first woman concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York. This recording emerges from Amjad Ali Khan's deep and long abiding commitment to peace and tolerance both in the larger world as well as in the smaller communities of city, neighborhood, and the circles of family and friends - a commitment which has taken him to the United Nations and the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo as well as the greatest concert halls and performing venues around the world. This album is the fruit of an approach that these artists have championed in their trilogy of collaborative recordings, Soul Strings, then Amalgam and now Peace Worshipers - boldly sharing their respective traditions and genres with each other while keeping the integrity and character of those traditions intact and exploring the idiom and styles of the other with fearless, ferocious energy and generous enthusiasm. In this final volume, alongside the compositions of Amja Ali Khan, are works from regional folk traditions in India and Europe. Released by Naxos on Affetto Records.

July 2017




Superstar Amitabh Bachchan releases Journey – Rabab to Sarod in Mumbai
The album is a beautiful combination of togetherness of Daud Khan Sadozai, Amaan Ali Bangash & Ayaan Ali Bangash. Amjad Ali Khan makes a special appearance in the track Holi Mela. Sarod was formed out of Rabab and it is a Persian term which means Music. The album “Journey” describes the evolution that happened in the sound from Rabab to Sarod. Rabab has its elements in Folk & Sarod has its place in classical and world music. It is a treat for all the music lovers for having Rabab & Sarod recorded together for the first time.

January 2017




AMALGAM
Amalgam is a follow-up on the highly acclaimed album "Soul Strings" released in September of 2015, in which sarod virtuoso Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash joined forces with American classical violinist Elmira Darvarova to create a unique collaboration, a bridge between their respective musical traditions which were carried whole and un-compromised. Amalgam brilliantly confirms this daring, supercharged, yet profoundly respectful and even affectionate meeting of these musical minds, made all the more profound by the inclusion of Amjad Ali Khan, the father of featured sarod virtuosos Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash, universally beloved and venerated elder statesman not only of the Sarod, but also for the larger world of Indian Classical Music today, and composer of the classical Indian ragas featured on this album as well as "Soul Strings." In addition, "Amalgam" features a solo work composed and performed by Grammy-nominated violinist Elmira Darvarova, powerfully informed by the folk traditions of her own Bulgarian roots. Amalgam brings new meaning and a redefinition to the description "World Music" as it crosses and joins classical genres of the east and west with brilliant musicianship in world premiere performances.



Released on Affetto Records, June 2016

CELEBRATING Amjad Ali Khan Volume 1 to 4
Celebrating the musical journey of Sarod Virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod Records is
happy to announce to release of four volumes of live recordings recorded between the years 1973 to 2000.







SOUL Strings
Amaan Ali Bangash (Sarod)
Ayaan Ali Bangash (Sarod)
Elmira Darvarova (Violin)
World premiere recordings on the Affetto label, distributed by Naxos.
CD release Sept. 25. Available now for pre-order on Amazon.com
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Released Released August 2014

LIVE IN LISBON
We are very happy to announce the release of two titles from Sarod Records on iTunes.
Live in Lisbon recorded at Grande Auditório Gulbenkian and Amjad Ali Khan at Eighteen
(The first two Extended Play EP recordings of Amjad Ali Khan recorded in 1963 and 1964)




Released Released August 2014

HEADWATERS

Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Ayaan Ali Bangash- Sarod
Malcolm Dalglish- Hammered Dulcimer,





Released Released October 2013

RAGA: THE LEELA CHENNAI
Ayaan Ali Bangash

CD 1
Simhendra Madhyam  |  Hansdhwani  |  Hindolam  |  Vasanti  |  Abhogi  |  Revathy

CD 2
Sasaki  |  Yaman  |  Aberi  |  Bhairavi  |  Latangi  |  Valachi

Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash Sarods and Vocals

2 cd set composed exclusively for The Leela group of Hotels
All tracks composed and written by Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Conceived by Samyukta Nair

Music Released in
January 2013

RANG - COLOURS OF SUFISM
Ayaan Ali Bangash

Aaj Rang Hai | Kahey ko Biahay | Main Nizam | Bahaut Din Betay | Man Kunto Maula | Zihaley Miskin | Aaj Rang Hai (Video Edit)

Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash Sarods and Vocals

Qawwals: Sultan Niyazi and Party




Released by Times Music

AMJAD ALI KHAN AT WIGMORE HALL
Amjad Ali Khan sarod
Amaan Ali Bangash sarod
Ayaan Ali Bangash sarod
Satyajit Talwalkar tabla
Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, on 8 April 2010

Indian Classical Ragas

1.     Raga Shyam Shree             20.59
2.     Raga Pilu                           15.31
3.     Raga Kirwani                      25.53
                              Total time: 62.26

WHLive0047

Engineered by Steven Portnoi
Produced by Jeremy Hayes
Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, on 8 April 2010
Photography by Benjamin Ealovega
EVERYTHING IS EVERYWHERE
Carrie Newcomer Featuring Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Breathe In Breathe Out             05.50
Everything Is Everywhere         05.51
We Were Sleeping                    04.48
I Believe                                 04.36
Shine                                      04.36
Dreaming                                04.59
Dreaming                                04.09
May We Be Released                04.54
Fountain Of Love

Everything is Everywhere, a brand new collaborative project between Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash and folk singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer. A love for haunting melody lines, an attraction to compelling rhythms and a sense of deep spiritual grounding are the connecting threads in this new collaborative project. Everything is Everywhere is the aural embodiment of East meets West with an elegant and extraordinary bridge between Indian classical tradition and Western songwriting form. Amjad Ali Khan, Carrie Newcomer, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash are accompanied by Grammy nominated percussionist Jim Brock and pianist Gary Walters on this album. The album releases in India in August 2011 and releases in United States in October 2011.

NEW DELHI…A JOURNEY

CD1                                        CD2

Hansdhwani                             Charukesi
Durga                                     Desh
Vachaspati                              Vachaspati
Zila Kafi                                  Behag
Anand Bhairav                         Shree
                                              Lalit

2 cd set composed exclusively for The Leela group of Hotels
www.theleela.com

Released April 2011
SAROD SYMPHONY
Amjad Ali Khan
Amaan Ali Bangash
Ayaan Ali Bangash

1. World Village - Ragamala
(Shankara, Kamod, Mia Ki Malhar, Malkauns, Kedar, Anand Bhairo, Darbari Kanhara and Yaman)

2. Truth Begins - Raga Jaunpuri

3. Sacred Imagination - Raga Behag

4. Earth Speaks - Raga Pilu

5. Silver Moonlight - Raga Jhinjhoti

6. Rainbow Flower - Ragamala
(Bihari, Bageshwari, Gujri Todi)

7. String Circle - Raga Kirwani

Released by Times Music, 2010
THE MUSIC ROOM
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Bangash

1. Raga Zila Kafi
2. Raga Chandra Dhwani
3. Raga Darbari Kanhara

Tabla: Sandeep Das

Released by Sa Re Ga Ma

REMEMBERING MAHATMA GANDHI
Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash, Ayaan Ali Bangash

1. Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram
2. Ekla Cholo Ray
3. Payoji Mainay
4. Hum Hongay Kamayab
5. Vanday Mataram
6. Vaishnava Janato

Released by Sa Re Ga Ma

DREAMZ
Amaan Ali Bangash & Ayaan Ali Bangash

Dreams are manifestations of our imagination, of our deepest desires and secrets. Taking the natural into a surreal and bizarre realm is the ultimate inspiration in music! In this lounge album, the sound of the sarod against a brilliant Western music backdrop, serenades you into dreaming your wildest dreams. Amaan and Ayaan give you the ultimate experience of wakeful imagination!

Tracks                                        Duration
Yellow Skies                                 8:17
Purple Fields                                 9:30
Blue Deserts                                 6:48
Maroon Mountains                         8:01
Pink Raindrops                              8:11
Silver Ocean                                7:23

Released by Music Today
MYSTIC DUNES
Amaam Ali Khan & Ayaan Ali Bangash

Mystic Dunes is a World music extravaganza on the vast scape of the desert. The thematic album musically brings alive the various elements of the desert from across the world. As the sarod weaves into the World music canvas, the listener travels through the starkness of the desert, its constrasting colours, experiences the empty echoes that fill the vaccum and the overpowering sounds of the cultural heartbeat of this vast land. The album is a musical journey into this mystifying landscape.

Tracks                                        Duration
Sahara - Queen Of Deserts            NA
Solitude Of The Caravan                NA
Sandstorm's Fury                          NA
Melody Of Ivory Bangles                NA
Mystic Dunes                                NA
Desert Dance                               NA
Shimmering Mirage                       NA
Palm Springs                                NA

Released by Music Today

PASSION
Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Passion is a unique musical extravaganza that celebrates fashion and the spirit of the youth. Performed by none other than today's musical masters and style icons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, this fantastic World Music album is a high energy mix of Sarods and electronic sounds1. Raga Zila Kafi

Tracks                                        Duration
Passion                                        5:53
SFlames Of Love                           4:52
The Magic Of Touch                       6:35
Melting Hearts                              6:30
Misty Lanes                                  5:45
The Moment                                 5:29
Angels Of Love                             5:14

Released by Sa Re Ga Ma

TRUTH
Amaan Ali Bangash anad Ayaan Ali Bangash




1. The Blessing
2. Searching Love
3. Sacred Calling
4. Rays of Hope
5. Realization
6. Time Zone
7. Ecstatic Connection
8. Truth*(featuring Amjad Ali Khan and Subhalakshmi Khan)
9. The Blessing (Re-mix)1. Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram
2. Ekla Cholo Ray
3. Payoji Mainay
4. Hum Hongay Kamayab
5. Vanday Mataram
6. Vaishnava Janato

Released by Namaste/KOCH Records

TRUTH(India Release only)
Amaan Ali Bangash anad Ayaan Ali Bangash

1. The Blessing
2. Searching Love
3. Sacred Calling
4. Rays of Hope
5. Realization
6. Time Zone
7. Ecstatic Connection
8. Truth*(featuring Amjad Ali Khan and Subhalakshmi Khan)
9. The Blessing (Re-mix)

Released by Music Today
STRINGS ATTACHED DVD
Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 2002
Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Matthew Barley - Cello
Ayaan Ali Bangash - Sarod

Raga Kirwani

Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Matthew Barley - Cello
Ayaan Ali Bangash - Sarod

Raga Kalavati

Special apperance by Maestro Amjad Ali Khan
Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Matthew Barley - Cello
Ayaan Ali Bangash - Sarod

Released July 2006
Navras Records, UK

REINCARNATION (World Release outside of India)
Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Style
New Age/ Electronica

Tracks                                        Duration
Birth Of The Soul                           8:40
Reincarnation                                5:54
Sacred Truth                                 5:10
White Lights In The Desert              4:26
Lonely Spirit                                  5:58
Pathway To The Unknown               5:45
Karmic Solution                             5:35
Final Calling                                  5:26

Released July 2006
Navras Records, UK

SATTYANANDA
Track 10 Space Feilds

Featuring: Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Released in May 2006, Dada Music

REINCARNATION
Featured Artist(s):
Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Style
New Age Music

REINCARNATION - the first ever electronica album by sarod virtuosos Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.The album is a power packed melange of melody and rhythm against the vast canvas of electronica. Reincarnation presents traditional music in a completely new avataar - almost like a reincarnation (a new birth) of tradition. It is an album full of attitude, electronic sound and just fabulous music. As a human being reincarnates, so does music, as music is a living entity in itself. While due respect has been given to tradition and the purity of each raga, every track is like a newborn child with strong characteristics of its own. The sarod is heard here as never in the past.

Tracks                                        Duration
Birth Of The Soull                          8:40
Final Calling- Video Edit                 3:27
Reincarnation                                5:54
Sacred Truth                                 5:10
White Lights In The Desert              4:26
Lonely Spirit                                  5:58
Pathway To The Unknown               5:45
Karmic Solution                             5:35
Final Calling                                  5:26

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CHORDS OF DEVOTION
Ayaan Ali Bangash

Raga Lalita Gauri
Aochar
Composition in Ada Chautaal and Teen Taal
Live at Sitifort Auditoruim, New Delhi 2004

Raga Tilak Kamod
Alaap, Jor and Jhala

Tabla: Tanmoy Bose and Mithlesh Kumar Jha
Released 2005 by Times Music
MOKSHA
Amjad Ali Khan-Sarod and vocal
Amaan Ali Bangash-Sarod
Ayaan Ali Bangash-Sarod

1. Sandhya
2. Vignaraja
3. Calcutta City
4. Ebaadat
5. Maa Durga
6. Atma
7. Himaalaya
8. Moksha

Tabla: Rashid Mustafa
Released May 2005 by Realworld Records

AMERICAN DAYLIGHT
Film by Oscar winning Director Roger Christian

Music by
Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash
Also features tracks by Sir Elton John, Joan Baez and others.
Released 2005
Sony Music

SONATA
Ayaan Ali Bangash-Sarod
Sandeep Das- Tabla

Raga Jhinjhoti
Alaap, Jor and Jhala
Composition in 9 ½ Beats

Raga Basant Mukhari
Aochar
Composition in Rupak (7 Beats time cycle)
Composition in Teentaal (16 Beats time cycle)
Released 2005
Navras Records
STRINGS ATTACHED
Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Matthew Barley - Cello
Ayaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 2002
Raga Kirwani, Raga Bhairvi
A very speacial apperance by Amjad Ali Khan in tracks 4 and 5
Navras Records

"a world apart..."
The Independent, UK 2003

"The contrasting textures of these live recordings
from the Festival Hall and a concert in Delhi blend beautifully – lush, arch-like cello melodies sit
alongside decorative filigree on the sarod. Audibly
inspired, the players pick up one another’s phrases and reinterpret them in their own way to end in dazzling fireworks. This is a voyage of discovery for both players and listeners...."
Evening Standard, UK 2003
Amaan Ali Bangash & Ayaan Ali Bangash
(India release only)
Raga Puriya Kalyan, Rageshwari
Virgin Records
Released in 2002
Shubhankar Banerjee-Tabla
Ayaan Ali Bangash
Raga Shree
Live at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata 2002
Bikram Ghosh-Tabla
Released in 2002
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SAROD FOR HARMONY - Live at Carnegie Hall
Amjad Ali Khan with Amaan and Ayaan
Ragas Behag and Kirwani
Recorded live at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York
Tanmoy Bose-Tabla, Fateh Singh Gangani-Pakhawaj
Released in 2002
Bangash Music/Navras Records
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AMJAD ALI KHAN WITH Amaan Ali Bangash AND Ayaan Ali Bangash
Raga Komal Rishab Asavari
Raga Anand Bhairav
Live at Stewart Theatre, Stuttgart
Released by Chhanda Dhara, Stuttgart in 2002
Shafaat Ahemad Khan-Tabla
Ayaan Ali Bangash
Debut Release
Raga Bageshwari
Released in 1999
Shafaat Ahemad Khan-Tabla
Released by Navras Records
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The Legendary Lineage
Haafiz Ali Khan
Raga Bilaskhani Todi, Desh, Pilu and Yaman Kalyan
Amjad Ali Khan
Darbari Kanada
Amaan Ali Bangash
Ayaan Ali Bangash

Raga Bhairav
Shafaat Ahemad Khan-Tabla, Mahav Singh, Fateh Singh Gangani-Pakhawaj
Released in 1997 by Navras records
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SAROD GHAR
Amjad Ali Khan with Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash
Raga Malkauns
Live at London's Barbican Centre, 1997
Tabla-Kumar Bose
Navras Records
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ORIENT OCCIDENT
Amaan Ali Bangash
Dominique Barthassat, Piano and Synthesizer
Ayaan Ali Bangash
Jean Bruno Mier, Percussion
Shafaat Ahemad Khan, Tabla
Raga Malkauns and Bhairav
Live at Geneva, Musee d'art et'd histoire 1997
CEM
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FOOTSTEPS
Ayaan Ali Bangash
Raga Puriya Dhanashri, Rageshwari and Bihu
Released in 2000 by Music Today
Mithlesh Kumar Jha- Tabla