Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan… transported you into a different world
of inward search and reconciliation preparing you for about with the
somberness of coming darkness and encroaching night.
Chandigarh News Line
Reflected the delicate intra-stylistic evolution of the raga in the
post Ustad Amir Khan period.
The TelegraphHis voice moved with the ease of a well-oiled machine.
Mashkoor Ali Khan’s… full-throated voice, true to the minutest
shruti, was just one of the plus points of his recital. Added on were
his ability of exploring undetached areas of the raga, excellent dialogue
delivery and a fertile imagination.
Mashkoor Ali is a talented young artist with adequate musical temperament,
showed beautifully the inner beauty of Marwa.
Taleem oriented singing, beautiful BANDISH and risky note combinations
were the highlights of Maskoor Ali Khan’s serious singing. Groomed
by his father Ustad Shakoor Khan who through years of association with
the two giants of Kirana gharana. Ustad Abdul Karim Khan and Ustad Wahid
Khan, enriched his collections of beautiful compositions, it was not
surprising to here Mashkoor Ali singing Bandishes novel and beautiful.
The Asian Age
Raga Darbari never sounded so enticing the way. Mashkoor Ali sang.
The VILAMBIT was rendered as though the heart of porcelain were chattering
into a million pieces. Whip lashing sargams riding the waves effortlessly
featured at regular intervals. Equally exhilarating were the compositions.
Anything Mashkoor sings can never fail to demand attention. His penchant
of cadenza held the crowed in ruptures.
Amrita Bazaar Patrika………given ample proof of being a musician to his lineage.
Spotlight, Chicago USAMashkoor Ali Khan displays multi-dimensional imaginativeness and vocal
agility in his recitals. He has an erudite concept of Ragas and keen
understanding of the various and of Kirana gayakee emphasizing the numerous
permutations of Khandmeru.
MAY 24, 2001
Mashkoor Ali Khan displays multi-dimensional imaginativeness and vocal
agility in his recitals.
MAY 25, 2001
Creating a nice pattern as he began, Mashkoor Ali Khan transported
the audience with his marvelous music to a transcendental world. The
sargams were highly complex some times but Mashkoor Ali structured them
well and also sang them with perfection. Playing the Bina in one hand,
Mashkoor Ali Khan sang along, with some prolonged humming tonal expressions,
he really exhibited the control and power of his voice. These Taans
perfectly port raved the emotional content of the raga Chandni Kedara
the depth of expression and purity of tone. During his performance he
elaborated the essence of the raga and presented the audience with some
delicate tonal vibrations in different scales. Which certainly points
at the talent of the artist. Overall, it was unforgettable experience.
JUNE 03, 2001