Raag Shaam: A Wondrous Journey of Musical Discovery

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:30pm

Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature presents

Raag Shaam: A wondrous journey of musical discovery

Speaker: Imran Jafri

Host: Ali Aftab Saeed

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: NIB Auditorium, Academic Block, LUMS

Raag Shaam will introduce the audience to the world of Eastern classical music. Ustad Imran Jafri with musician Ali Aftab Saeed will take the audience on a wondrous journey of musical discovery. Learn about the mystical world of raag, their moods and times, and how they continue to shape our musical sensibility – one raag every evening.

Imran Jafri, son of Faiz Ahmed and disciple of Fateh Ali Khan Hyderabadi comes from a long and rich lineage of Gawaliar Gharana. Apart from his personal musical accomplishments, he has also had the opportunity of working and spending time with Mehdi Hasan Khan Sahib.

Ali Aftab Saeed is a Lahore-based musician, better known for his satirical songs. He is the lead vocalist for the rock band Beygairat Brigade. His single Aalu Anday was a viral sensation in India and Pakistan. He will be hosting the Raag Shaam series. Currently he is working on a Punjabi ghazal album. With this latest work, he introduces a ballad-like composition structure in ghazal singing.