One of the most promising young artist of Tabla in the UK and a superb & committed teacher too.
Shabaz is a UK born Tabla wizard from Rochdale. He started learning from his late father Ustad Mumtaz Hussain a prominent vocalist. at the age of 5. He is a disciple of Ustad Faiyaz Khan of the Delhi Gharana School. He has also studied further with done major performances with the late Ustad Shaukat Hussain Khan from the Punjab Gharana and the late Ustad Allah Rakha Khan.
Shahbaz Hussain has performed at some of the top musical venues around the world such as the Royal Albert Hall, and the Smithsonian Institute.
As well as performing solo around the world, he has played with many of the most aclaimed masters of indian classical music including Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Ustad Nishat Khan, Ustad Salamat Ali Khan and Ustad Imrat Khan
Shabhbaz Hussain is recognised for his exceptional ability on Tabla ranging from impressive traditional skills to contemporay styles. But although he enjoys many other styles of music he is committed to indian classical music.