Bangla Qawwali

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Avishek Ghosh
  Avishek Ghosh: Welcome Naser bhai. We are eagerly waiting to hear about your experiences with qawwali music of Bengal. Since when did your journey begin?   Naser Jhankar: I started my journey with qawwali about thirty five years ago.   AG: From whom did you get your inspiration and taleem (…
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Avishek Ghosh
Qawwali is a form of devotional music of the Sufis, practiced in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is a fusion of the Persian musical tradition qawl and the tarana form of Indian dhrupad as well as dhamar. Besides traditional compositions in the Arabic, Persian and Hindvi, the use of regional…
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