The Khan Brothers

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Music Classes

Interested in learning North-Indian music? With our musicians Mahabub Khan & Sattar Khan you've come to the right place!

We offer classes in the following instruments and styles:
- classical North-Indian singing
- traditional singing (region of Rajasthan)
- other singing styles: bhajan, qawalli, gajal & Bollywood
- tabla (percussion instrument)
- dholak (percussion instrument)
- harmonium (keyboard instrument)
- kartal (a specific kind of Indian castagnettes)
- sitar (stringed instrument)
- dubble flute (woodwind instrument)

Contact

Mahabub Khan: +32 (0)4 99 25 48 26
Sattar Khan: +32 (0)4 84 78 33 41 

The teachers

Mahabub and Sattar are both decending from a well known musical family in Rajasthan, and currently live in Ghent.

Mahabub Khan is an excellent singer. With his voice he has touched the heart of many. To accompany his singing, he plays the harmonium. He is also educated in percussion, especially Tabla. He has worked with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Gulabi Sapera, Musafir, Thierry Robin, Gori KaDance Orchestra, Kiva (Canada), Djamel (Belgium), Fana – Dewish Dance – Haqqani Mevlevi (Italy), Lo’Jo Triban (France), Osama Abdulrasol (Belgium), Mastana – Qawali du Rajasthan (France), John Snauwaert (Belgium), Bart Maris (Belgium), Pieter-Jan De Smet (Belgium), Derwish Khan (France), Va Fan Fahre, etc. He has also been a guestplayer for Ghalia Benali and for Natasha Atlas and "Transglobal Underground".

His younger brother, Sattar Khan, is a very talented percussionist. His fingers are so fast that your eyes cannot follow them. He plays almost any existing Indian percussion instrument, from tabla to Dholak, but also smaller instrument such as Khartal (Indian castagnettes), Bhapang and Morcchang (mouthharp). The double flute is also a well known instrument to him. He has been a guestplayer for Natasha Atlas and “Transglobal Underground” and has participated in an exchange-project organized by the British Counselor.