Ustad Khalil Gudaz one of the best Sitarists from Afghanistan and a disciple of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan of India, was guest at The Music Room London, on 22 June 2019, having come from Australia for visit. He was accompanied by Yama Sarshar, a well known Afghan Tabla virtuoso from Holland and the Tanpura was played by Ms Geeta Suchak Modhvadia.
THIS PROGRAMME WAS DEDICATED TO THE ENGLISH SITAR VIRTUOSO AND A FRIEND OF AFGHANBLOOMS, THE LATE MICK TAYLOR, ON HIS FIRST DEATH ANNIVERSARY. HIS FAMILY GRACIOUSLY LENT HIS PERSONAL SITAR TO BE FEATURED IN THIS COMMEMORATIVE EVENT AND IS BEING PLAYED BY USTAD GUDAZ.
Here is the link for Mick Taylor’s video which was performed at The Music Room in December 2017. It was his very last performance and just months before he passed away. May his soul rest in peace.