TRADITIONAL FOLK VOCALIST AND DHOLAK PLAYER
Profile of Artist:
Firoze khan Manganiar has been playing the dholak, a double handed drum, since a very younger age. The dholak is to used to accompany such instrument as the kamayacha , sarangi and voice in traditional Manganiar music.
Descending from a long line of hereditary folk musician, he is the second son famous “Padamshree” Sakar khan Manganiar. He continues to uphold his family’s treasured occupation as traditional caste musicians while also dexterously adapting to the world’s stage, performing on concert bills with many international musicians.
Firoze Khan Manganiar has toured on continent with his dholak drum, accompanying many internationally diverse and world renowned musician and dancers.
Some of his most noteworthy performance include the Les Musicians du Desert in Geneva (1991), a BBC symphony.
Orchestra performance organized by the Asian Music Circuit in the United kingdom, “From father to son “program conceived and hosted by both Ravi Shankar and Yehudi Menuhin. The UCLA program “Mirabai Hindu Saint” in 2002.
Firoze, has formed an academy named Khamayati which is promoting indigenous music of Rajasthan has been inspired by the rich and varied legacy of Rajasthan culture.
|Name:||Firoze Khan Manganiar|
|Address:||Hamira Village,345033, District-Jaisalmer, Rajasthan - 345001|
|Phone No:||941 415 0173|
|Whats app No:||702 327 8105|