Sadakat Aman Khan, also known as Mr. Harmonium, was born in Malda, West Bengal. His knowledge about Hindustani Classical Music and also about Harmonium, earned him the famous name of Mr. Harmonium by his fans. This knowledge, love and dedication towards music have also earned him performances in places from Bangladesh to Taiwan and including Pan India.
His book, 10 Thaats in Harmonium, written by him, is a beautiful book, in which he explains in details the 10 main thaats in the Hindustani Classical Music, namely, Bilawal, Kalyan, Khamaj, Bhairav, Bhairavi, Ashavari, Todi, Poorvi, Marwa and Kafi.
About the book-
In the book, he explains clearly and beautifully about the thaats and how to play them in a harmonium. The explanations are beautifully done and are also made clear by beautiful and illustrative diagrams. The book has every detail about thaats, how one can understand which Raag belongs to which Thaat, about notes and also various other details about Raag and thaats. The book also contains very detailed illustration about the ten thaats, their notes, positions and how to play them effortlessly in a harmonium.
One can clearly gain a lot of knowledge and information about the ten thaats of Classical Music, from where we get all the other beautiful raags in this genre. The clear and beautiful illustrations, with diagrams on how to play the harmonium, is also very much useful. The book is very informative and knowledgeable for anyone who wants to dive deep into the depths of the 10 thaats.