"Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana"

Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan  Saheb

Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana is a Gharana (musical heritage) of Hindustani classical music centered in the North-Uttar Pradesh towns of Rampur and Sahaswan.

Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan (1849-1919) was the founder of this Gharana.

"Singing style"

The Rampur-Sahaswan gayaki (style of singing) is closely related to the Gwalior Gharana, which features medium-slow tempos, a full-throated voice and intricate rhythmic play.

The gharana style is also known for the diversity and intricacy of the taans (rapidfire elaborations), as well as Tarana singing.

"The renowned Legends and Disciples"

Ustad Sabir Hussain Khan, Ustad Mushtaq Hussain Khan, Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan, Ustad Fida Hussain Khan, Ustad Ishtiaque Hussain Khan, Khadim Hussain, Ustad Chharju Khan, Ustad Nazir Khan, Ustad Bashir Khan, Pt. Ramkrishna Bua, Pt. Shivsevak Mishra of Varanasi, Ustad Hafiz Khan, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Ustad Sarfaraz Hussain Khan, Ustad Ghulam Taqi Khan, Ustad Ghulam Sadiq Khan, Ustad Aftab Ahmed Khan & Ustad Rashid Khan.

"My Guruji - Ustad Rashid Khan"

Ustad Rashid Khan – the name do not need to introduction. I feel privileged and blessed to have had him as my Guru. I saw a very simple human being behind the glamour and glitter of a famed artist. Every moment with Ustad ji was educational and inspirational. His singing variety always propelled me to think deeply about music. His performance enthralls the audience –both the connoisseurs and the ordinary people – just the same.

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