Amjad Ali Khan is a world renowned Sarod player, who has taken the musical instrument to great heights. Taught by his father Ust. Haafiz Ali Khan, Amjad Ali Khan was born to the illustrious Bangash lineage rooted in the Senia Bangash School of music. Today he shoulders the sixth generation of inheritance in this legendary lineage.

He has performed at all the prestigious performing arts venues in the world like the WOMAD Festival in Adelaide and New Plymouth, Edinburgh Music Festival, World Beat Festival in Brisbane, Taranaki in New Zealand, Summer Arts Festival in Seattle, BBC Proms, International Poets Festival in Rome, Shiraz Festival, UNESCO, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Adelaide Music Festival, 1200 Years celebration of Frankfurt WOMAD Rivermead Festival, UK, and ‘Schonbrunn’ in Vienna.

He is the recipient of the UNESCO Award, Padma Vibhushan, Unicef's National Ambassadorship, Crystal Award by World Economic Forum and Hon'ry Doctorates from Universities of York in 1997, England, Delhi University in 1998, Rabindra Bharati University in 2007, Kolkata and Vishva Bharti (Deshikottam) in Shantiniketan in 2001.