Asad Sadiq

Asad Sadiq (b. 1953) is a jazz guitarist who was born in Lahore. His father, Master Sadiq Hussain, played the piano in spite of being blind, and was also the one who taught him how to play music. Mr. Sadiq started playing music professionally when he was 15 years old, in 1968. Interestingly, he played the bongo drums in the start of his career, and only began playing the guitar afterwards. In addition to giving live concerts, he has performed both on TV and on the radio, as well as giving live performances. Amongst other things, he has worked at Sachal Studios, which is a group working to restore Pakistani classical music by mixing it with jazz, and has collaborated with famous musicians such as Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Abrar-ul-Haq. He also recently went to New York in 2018 to help record an album for the world-famous company Universal Pictures. Apart from this, he has taught music to many university students and continues to play music actively nowadays.

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