Keeping the tradition of Eastern Classical alive, Rustam Fateh Ali Khan is a name that strives to preserve the musical roots of the subcontinent. He is the son and disciple of Ustad Fateh Ali Khan with his foundations set in the esteemed Patiala Gharana – a school of music that has produced some of the finest musicians to date. Rustam has received acclaim for his renditions across the globe having performed in South Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Following through with his passion to educate the youth in the heritage of the Subcontinent, Rustam teaches the M.A degree in Musicology at Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan being the first classical singer to do so.
‘I have been listening to Coke Studio for some time now. I feel that this is the time for Fusion so you can and should experiment with the kind of music you create. It keeps music alive. Coke Studio has its own style, which is a product of its own experiment. It has its own Sound. It has been a pleasure for me to be a part of this experience.’
On this Season of Coke Studio, Rustam brings to us the unique qualities that eccentric raags present when in cohesion with contemporary influences.
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