Privileged And Honoured To Carry Forward The Family Legacy Says Nabeel Khan
Sarangi prodigy, Nabeel Khan is over the moon as he gets to carry his generation’s of music legacy forward and find himself honoured and privileged to play his grandfather’s eighty years old traditional Moradabad Sainia Gharana Sarangi.
Multi-talented Nabeel Khan who is world’s youngest established sarangi player, composer, singer and a songwriter is the eight generation of Sarangi artists in his family and is the grandson of Sarangi Samrat Padma Bhushan Awardee Ustad Sabri Khan Saheb.
“It’s a privilege and honour to be able to play my grandfather’s eighty years old traditional Moradabad Sainia Gharana Sarangi. It’s a big moment for any musician to carry forward the family legacy, especially the musical legacy. It’s not just an instrument for me; its art, culture, heritage, history, hard work and dedication, all wrapped in one”
“My vision is to promote the legacy of Sarangi in its true spirit and become the best instrumentalist in the world with my elders’ blessings. I want people to understand that Sarangi is an exquisite instrument which can be played to the needs of the modern age as well, making it a timeless instrument” added Khan.
With music coursing throw his veins, Nabeel Khan took to music at a tender age and soon emerged as a Sarangi prodigy and started first and only academy promoting Indian classical culture along with the instrument Sarangi called Sarangi Cultural Academy.