Usted Allarakha Khan

Noah speaks with Balwant Dixit, an Indian music promoter about Usted Allarakha Khan, the famous Indian tabla player, who died yesterday at the age of 81. Allarakha elevated this two drum instrument and widened the popularity of classical Indian music around the world in his performances with sitar player Ravi Shankar.



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