Amir Mohammad Jaan – Afghan Rebab Master

Back in the 1970s, when I lived in Kabul, one of our favorite night’s out involved dinner at the Green Hotel and an evening of live Afghan music played by the rebab master Amir Mohammad Jaan. When I was in Peshawar in 2006 my Afghan friend Attaullah Khan told me that Amir Mohammad Jaan was in town and that he was coming to Attaullah’s penthouse carpet shop on the top floor of the Spogmay Hotel in Namak Mandi.  I took these photos and recorded some of his music.

REBAB & DUTAR MUSIC:

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