Anwar Khurshid

Anwar Khurshid's musical journey on the sitar as a composer and performer spans decades of learning in the tradition of Indian Classical Music. Making innovation and creativity his hallmark, Anwar has engaged in unique collaborations: Blues with Paul Deslauriers, Jazz with Bruce Cassidy, Flamenco and Cuban Jazz with Sultans of String, African music with Waleed Kush, and World Music with Avani to name a few. Genre-defying, Anwar's music transcends categorization! 

Anwar has played on several Hollywood and Bollywood film scores including the Oscar-winning "Life of Pi," "Love Guru," and "Kama Sutra." He has received international acclaim, performing in the USA, Canada, UK, Turkey, India, and Pakistan. 


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