Ashraf Sharif Khan

The Sitar of Kashmir

Ashraf Sharif Khan Sitar

Like his father and grandfather, Ashraf Sharif Khan belongs to the illustrious ’Poonch Gharana’ school of traditional sitar. Ashraf’s music is highly expressive and demonstrates astonishing technical mastery. The melodic beauty of his style, highlighted by his dynamic rhythmic development and virtuoso technique, produces a unique musical experience, which can be appreciated equally by novices and connoisseurs of Hindustani classical music.