Born into the sixth generation of a family of classical Indian music, at the age of 6, Azeem Ahmed Alvi studied traditional Indian music exclusively under his father Ustad Sayyed Ahmed Alvi and Ustad Mohsin Ali Khan.
Under his esteemed guidance, he owned his sitar playing skills and went on to master the art of Sitar playing well-known genius – Padmashree Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan.
Azeem Ahmed Alvi gave his first live performance at a tender age of 12. After having been awarded a National Scholarship by the Government of India, he went on to perform at various prestigious music festivals in India and across the world to represent Indian Culture including Japan, Singapore, Germany, Vietnam, China, Austria, UK and many more.
Azeem Ahmed Alvi has travelled the world and has ensured that the sound of traditional Indian music be heard live and loud in a variety of diverse interpretations. This led him to become a prominent music figure in the realm of Indian classical music. Only in his twenties, Azeem Ahmed Alvi has established a strong foothold in the contemporary music scene both, in India andabroad. Already known to be one of the foremost sitar players of the world, he aspires to bridge the gap between Indian classical and western contemporary music. Through his musical expertise, he has dabbled in diverse genres like Sufi, Flamenco, Jazz, and Electronica & Western Classical music.
Azeem Ahmed Alvi, Sabir Khan & Hafeez Ahmed Alvi perform together - Part 1
Azeem Ahmed Alvi, Sabir Khan & Hafeez Ahmed Alvi perform together - Part 2