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Ustad Shafaat Khan

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Performs classical and folk styles in a concert that features the sitar, tabla, and vocals. The world-renowned Indian classical musician has performed at concert halls, festivals, and universities in India, Europe, China, Russia, Japan, and the United States. Recently, he performed with Stevie Wonder at one of the biggest festivals in the U.S., The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to attain simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar, and tabla.

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