The Grammys is a special night, known the world over for its glamorous display and also for the occasion that celebrates the work of musicians. Originally called the Gramophone Awards, this event giving recognition to exceptional works of music was founded in 1959 by the Recording Academy.
Renowned sitar player Shujaat Khan speaks to Preeti Singh about the continuing relevance of classical music in the contemporary world, his musical lineage, and his father Vilayat Khan.
Pandit Jasraj, a legend of Hindustani classical music, speaks to Bhumika Popli about the global appeal of Indian classical forms, and the significance of generational change in the cultural sphere.
Mandawa is all set to resurge the magic and magnetism of TAALBELIA, one of the most unique music festivals.
Singer Armaan Malik, who has some of the biggest Bollywood hits to his name and has worked with top production houses, speaks to Preeti Singh about his musical journey in the film industry.
Jazz musician Stanley Jordan speaks to Keith A. Gomes about the ‘touch technique’ of playing the guitar that today defines him, jazz criticism and the scope of the genre in years to come.
In 2016, we witnessed the passing of some of the greatest musicians of our age. And just as the year was coming to a close, it claimed another of its celebrity victims. George Michael, the man who redefined popstardom, died on Christmas Day, writes Keith A. Gomes.