Asit Kumar Banerjee
One of the foremost Rudra-Veena maestros of India, is the disciple of
Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar Sahib, the renowned exponent of Rudra-Veena of Dagar Gharana
Rudra Veena By Sri Asit Kumar Banerjee at the 2012 Dhrupad Mela in Varanasi
Pandit Asit Kumar Banerjee - facebook
A disciple of Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
Baha'ud'din Mohiuddin Dagar
Ancient Indian Strings
Bahauddin spoke to Deepak Raja
Bahauddin videos from DutchDhrupad (Excellent!)
Interviewing Bahauddin Dagar - February 2011 Interview by Núria Cabo
Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
UW Ethnomusicology Archives - Z.M. Dagar collection
(From the above link, enter Z.M. Dagar in search field and click the 'Search' button
Patrick Moutal's Site
Hindustani Rag Sangeet Online - Jog(Alap, Rupak)
Ustad Shamsuddin Faridi Desai
Shamsuddin Faridi Desai - "The Qadri Sufis regard music as a pathway to God"
Excerpts from interview with Lyle Wachovsky, April 2004
Zahid Khan Faridi Desai
Pandit Hindraj Divekar
Performer, author and teacher
Several performance videos available on youtube.
Vidhushi Jyoti Hegde M.A in Music, Sitar and Rudra Veena artiste.
Jyoti Hegde - Videos
A disciple of Bahauddin Dagar
Peter Hennix ( - 2010)
Studied with Zia Mohiuddin Dagar. Includes a link to his CD's
Peter Hennix - Raga Marwa
Ustad Asad Ali Khan
The Rudra Veena maestro spoke to Deepak Raja
Ustad Asad Ali Khan - Raga Yaman Kalyan
Pt. Pandharinath Kolhapure
Performer, author, teacher.
Performer and teacher in the Seattle area. A disciple of Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
Raag Jog - Jeff Lewis (rudra vina) SIMA Recital
Suvir Misra is a performer, teacher, Rudra Veena builder, film maker, and software developer...
a true "Renaissance Man".
Gopal Chandra Paul
Dhrupad Artist - Rudraveena, ALL INDIA RADIO
Philippe began studying Dhrupad and Rudra Vina with Ustad Zia Mohiuddin DAGAR, in 1989.
He is co-author of a book-CD entitled "Au Rythme du Raga"
Peter studied sitar and rudra vina in Calcutta, India (1965-1973) with Pandit Gokul Nag
of the Vishnupur Gharana.
Audio - Raga Alhaiya Bilaval – Alap, Jor, Tonk Jhala: Peter Row, rudra vina
P.D. Shah studied Ustad Mohammed Khan Desai Faridi (father of Shamsuddin Faridi Desai) and became his
disciple for learning Rudra Veena (Bin). A fascinating history, contributed by his daughter!
Performer and teacher in Seattle. Rudra Veena and Dhrupad studies
with Jeff Lewis and Uday Bhawalkar
Performer and recording artist.
Trained under Ustad Imrat Khan at Dartington Collge U.K. and later under Ustad Asad Ali Khan
on the traditional rudra veena. Has studied the Dagarbani on the rudra veena and vocal with
Ashish Sankrityayan. Since 2006 has been studying with Ustad Shamsuddin Faridi Desai and
Zahid Khan Faridi Desai.
He was trained under Ustad Asad Ali Khan in the traditional
Rudra Veena style and learned Dagar Bani Dhrupad on the instrument from
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