There is no musician in India with a lineage as long and illustrious as Amjad Ali Khan's. Amjad Ali Khan was born in 1945 in Gwalior, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. He is a 6th generation sarod, he is revered by an astonishing number of people and has received a huge number of awards. Unlike many other Indian musicians who have become famous in the West, he has stayed true to pure Indian classical music. For Amjad Ali Khan, his music is a serious art that deserves time and respect.