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Babar Latif Born on 22nd January in musical family delhi india, Babar Latif is son of renowned Tabla meastro Late Ustad Latif Ahmed Khan, He hails from the prestigious lineage of the Dilli Gharana, he's initiated in the art of Tabla playing by his legendary father, He latter continued his training from Doyen of Delhi Gharana late Ustad Munnu Khan Sahib,
Ustad Munnu Khan saheb was 6th generation of first tabla player of Delhi Gharana ustad sudhar Khan saheb, which is very fortunate thing for Babar Latif,


Babar Latif belong to vocal Delhi Gharana aswell from his maternal side his mother begaum khursheed Latif was grand daughter of Ustad Chand Khan Sahib doyen of vocal Delhi Gharana,

Babar Latif is 5th generation of his traditional musical family, Babar Latif has been serving of music since his childhood, he never ever left his tradition,
Babar Latif is one of the most accomplished and distinctive tabla player with a reputation for technical virtuosity, spontaneity, clarity of tone, and sensitivity to melodic nuances,

The gharana baaj style is clearly visible in his performance, Apart from being a dynamic soloist he's a highly sought after accompanist who has performed with some of most celebrated national and international musicians, name of few, 

Padma Vibhushan Pt, Rajan mishr Pt,Sajan mishr | Sangeet Natak awardee ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan sahib| Padmashree  Pt,Madhup Mudgal ji| Pt, jayateerath mevundi |Vidushi Sunanda Sharma |Ustad Tanveer Ahmed| Padmashree Ustad Shahid Parvez | Ustad Shujaat Khan sahib| Ustad Nishat khan sahib| Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan sahib| Ustad Dharambir singh MBE | Pt, Shubhendra Rao| Padmashree Pt, Rajendra Prasanna | Pt, Ajay Prasanna | Shri Paras Nath | Padmashree Ustad gulfam Ahmed| ustad Ayaan Ali Bangash | Ustad Daud Khan Sadozai | Pt, Parbhat Kumar |Guru Smt, Nandini singh  Ji|  Padmashree Sunayna  hazarilal Ji | Pt, jyant kastuar| Pt, Ram Mohan maharaj | Pt,Abhimanyu Lal | Vidushi Vidha Lal| Pandit Barun Kumar pal |Pt,Santosh Nahar | Ustad Afzal zahoor | Ustad Azghar Hussain,|Pt, Abhay rustum sopori|
Johnathan Mayar| josh Feinberg | Bianca Gismonti | julio falavigna
CD, Recoded With Grammy awardee Pandit Wishwamohan bhatt, for ananta music album,


He's also performed with many others renowned artists,
 



Babar Latif has been performed in India and abroad,name of few international concert,

BBC PROM INDIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL in ROYAL ALBERT HALL LONDON|

Raag Mala Music Society Present Monsoon In the City Toronto Canada|

Virasat foundation Canada|

South Asian Culture circle (England Uk)
  
Music as medicine organization manchester England|

Swardhawani music festival Wulfruna UK|

Staves art club Cornwall UK|

Asian Music circuit music Festival London| 

Work shop In Asian music circuit London|
  
Raag Mala Music Society Present Monsoon In the City Vancouver Canada|
 
indian classical Music festival Brazil|
 
Indian classical Music festival Sao Paulo|
  
Indian classical Music festival SOUTH AMERICA RIO DE JANEIRO|
  
Saaa Dhaa art of kathak festival England London|
  
Maakom music festival Uzbekistan| 

And many others National and international Music festival|














Few of his awards & accomplishments include,
 

Taal Ratan Award from
Rides and riters society of India, 
 
Sangat Saadhak Samman, from
Gaandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha,

Ustad Latif Ahmed Khan Samriti Samman from,
Kalaa Vihar Sangeet Samiti, 


Taal Shree Award from
Navodit Kalakar Sangeet Sabha,
 
Swarveni ratan samman from
Swarveni Music Academy

Bharat Vandan Samman,from
swar sadhna kedra  

Apart he is

(A) Graded artist of All India Radio Delhi, 
Empaneled artist of ICCR,


 

Babar Latif Carrying forward his legacy and his Gharana tabla on national and international level,

























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3 comments:

  1. What an elegant and impressive website, Babar bhai

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  2. Babar Latif is a finest tabla player of Delhi gharana. He caring his legacy

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  3. I am Jagan and I am his student. I have been learning Tabla for more than 15 years and I have just started with him. He is awesome in his clarity of teaching and also imparting the right skills.

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