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Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan
GharanaKhayal - BenarasAli Ahmad Hussain Khan
SpecialityShehnai
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Ali Ahmed Hussain Khan is on of the topmost Shehnai player from India. His grand-father Wazir Ali Khan was the first to perform Shehnai at Buckingham Palace. His father Ali Jan Khan and gurus late uncle Nazir Hussain Khan and late Imdad Hussain Khan of Benares were also renowned Shehnai specialists.

He has taught Shehnai at Sangeet Research Academy, Calcutta since 1974. He is regularly featured on All India Radio and Indian Television. He holds the distinction of composing the signature tune for Indian Television with Pandit Ravi Shankar. He has played jugalbandhi both commercially and in live performances with artists such as Vilayat Hussain Khan on sitar, V. G. Jog on violin and Munawar Ali Khan, vocals. His recordings are numerous and under variety of labels.

Ali Ahmed has extensively traveled in India and abroad. His concert tours have included countries like United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, France, Belgium, Russia, Tunisia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines, over a span of twenty years. On several occasions he has been invited/sponsored by governments and/or music festivals. He performed a duet with pianist Peter Michael Hamel at the Indo-German Festival. He participated in Music Festival Raag-Mala in the U.S. and Canada in 1994.

Ali Ahmed has extensively traveled in India and abroad. His concert tours have included countries like United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, France, Belgium, Russia, Tunisia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines, over a span of twenty years. On several occasions he has been invited/sponsored by governments and/or music festivals. He performed a duet with pianist Peter Michael Hamel at the Indo-German Festival. He participated in Music Festival Raag-Mala in the U.S. and Canada in 1994.

TRIOS & JUGALBANDIS
Late Ustad Munawar Ali Khan(Son Of Late Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan)[Vocal]
Late Ustad Vilayat Khan [Sitar]
Late Pandit V.G.Jog[Violin]
Pandit Ajay Chakroborty
Late Pandit V.Balsara[Piano]
Mr.Peter Michael Hamel[Piano].

AWARDS & MEDALS
Sangeet Natak Academy,Bangabibhushan, Top grade Artist of All India Radio,All Bengal Music Conference(Award & Gold Medal),Gavati Devi Music(Gold Medal), Tansen Samarooh,Gold Medal awarded by Mr.M Farooque in Bihar Sharif. Indian Classical Music Circle Of Austin held at Austin USA awarded him certificate of Excellence,Bishwa Banga Sammelan Award given by the Honourable Speaker of the Parliament Of India Mr.Somnath Chatterjee,Awarded by the Government Of Port Blair,Awarded by Indian Community held at Bangdung ,Indonesia,Sruti nandan(Kolkata),Binapani Sanskrutika Anusthan (Cuttack),Bankim Kumar Pal Memorial Music Conference,Indian Council For Cultural Relations & Indian Musieum presented Parvati C.14 Cent A.D at Indian Independence Kingdom National First time in City Of Joy Kolkata in M.V Minerva Ship by the Govt Of Indian Tourist Office,Diploma from The State Committee Of YEREVAN (Armenia).
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