Hawaiian guitar recital delights audience

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 23:12, Feb 10,2018 | Updated: 00:32, Feb 11,2018

 
 

Guitarist Farhad Aziz performs at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday. — Snigdha Zaman

Guitarist Farhad Aziz entertained the audience playing popular songs of yesteryear on Hawaiian guitar at a solo show held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday.
Hawaiian Guitar Artistes Council organised the programme, which was also the first solo show of the artiste.
Aziz has been playing Hawaiian guitar for over 15 years and has an instrumental album to his credit.
‘Playing Hawaiian guitar has been my passion since early 1990s. I am thankful to Hawaiian Guitar Artistes Council for organising such a programme’, said Farhad Aziz, who is also principal of Munshiganj-based Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose Institution and College.
Aziz began the show playing the Ekushey song Amar Bhai-er Rakte Rangano to pay tribute to language movement martyrs. Next he played famous patriotic song Amay Gethe Daona Mago on guitar.
Aziz played popular songs of yesteryear like Tumi Je Amar Kabita, Ore Neel Dariya, Eki Sonar Aloy, Katodin Dekhini Tomay, O Nadire, Abar Elo Je Sandhya and few others.
Besides, he also played Tagore’s song Bandhu Kon Alo, folk song Ei Rangamatir Pothe and few Urdu ghazals like Aye Mere Hamsafar, Chalte Chalte Mere and Chandi Jaisa Rang to the delight of the audience.

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