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Sufi and Folk Music of Rajasthan, India: Lakha Khan

Lakha Khan, born into a family of musicians from the Manganiyar community, is a master of the Sindhi sarangi, a fretless bowed instrument known for its exceptional imitation the human voice. Khan, from Raneri in Jodpur, Rajasthan in North India will accompany the instrument with his soaring vocals and nuanced wordplay performing Sufi kaalaams (poetry), Mystical bhajans (religious song), and folk and classical ragas and will be accompanied by his son Dane Khan on dholak (percussion).

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