Book Name:- Master on Masters
Book Author:- Amjad Ali Khan
Veteran musician and sarod maestro, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, writes a deeply personal book Master on Masters about the lives and times of some of the greatest icons of Indian classical music.
Having known these stalwarts personally, he recalls anecdotes and details about their individual musical styles, bringing them alive.
Twelve eminent musicians of the twentieth century appear in the book “Master on Masters” – Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Begum Akhtar, Alla Rakha, Kumar Gandharva, Kesarbai Kerkar, Amir Khan, M.S. Subbulakshmi, Bhimsen Joshi, Ravi Shankar, Bismillah Khan, Vilayat Khan and Kishan Maharaj.
In writing about them, Amjad Ali Khan transcends the Gharana and north-south divide and presents portraits of these great artists that are drawn with affection, humour and warmth.