Ari Babakhanov
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Representing the third generation of musicians in his family, Ari Babakhanov is a master of the Kashgar rubab, a centuries-old string instrument, on which he plays traditional Shash maqam and Western classical music. A true musical visionary, Babakhanov was praised by www.bbc.co.uk for "weaving a quiet magic." Babakhanov inherited much of his love of music from his grandfather, Levi Babakhanov (1874-1926), a still-remembered singer who was forced to flee his homeland to escape g... Read more

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