“Ustad Ghulam Abbas has accompanied the following greats as well as many others. Sample audio and video clips are given below…

Pakistani Artists
- Ustad Chote Ghulam Ali Khan (Kasur)
- Ust. Nazakat Ali Khan and Salamat Ali Khan
- Ust. Amanat Ali Khan and Fateh Ali Khan
- Ust. Hameed Ali Khan and Fateh Ali Khan
- Ust. Akhtar Ali Khan and Zakir Ali Khan
- Ust. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
- Ust. Hussain Baksh Khan “Gulloo”
- Ust. Rais Khan
- Ust. Nafees Khan
- Ust. Ashraf Sharif Khan Poonchwala
- Janab Adnan Sami Khan
Indian Artists

- Ust. Imrat Khan
- Ust. Sultan Khan
- Ust. Munawwar Ali Khan
- Pt. Brij Narayan
- Smt. Laxmi Shankar

Video Files
A portion of a solo recorded on PTV for the program Raang Rang. This clip features a section in Geetang (also known as Mishra Jati, or Viaar Chhand). The composition is a traditional qaida from Punjab.

A portion of a video recording made by Ustad Nafees Ahmed and Ghulam Abbas on Raag Kirwani in drut Teental. This short clip highlights the accompaniment of Ustad Ghulam Abbas and the laykari of the two artists.

Audio Files
- Accompaniment
This clip is from the Nimbus recording NI 5307. It features Ustad Salamat Ali Khan’s son Shafqat singing the morning melody Raag Gunkali. This particular clip marks the transition from a bandish in Jhaptal to one in Tintal.

This clip is also from the Nimbus recording NI 5307. It features Ustad Salamat Ali Khan with his elder son Sharafat singing the beautiful afternoon melody Raag Saraswati. This clip marks the end of the alaap portion and beginning of the vilambit bandish in a special 14 beat taal of Punjab created for vilambit vocal accompaniment named Punjabi Dhamar.
From the same recording of Raag Saraswati as above, this clip marks the end of the vilambit bandish in Punjabi Dhamar and the beginning of a vigorous portion in a 5 beat taal known as Soolfakhta.
- Contemporary Songs
Song: Kafi - Piya Bin Raatan Wadian
Lyrics: Shah Hussain
Music: Ghulam Abbas
Song: Mast Nigawan Waleya
Lyrics: Ismail Safari
Music: Ghulam Abbas
Song: Saawan Rut
Lyrics: Tajdaar Adil
Music: Ghulam Abbas






 
Representative Recordings
LV – AkhtarZakir

Title: Akhtar Ali Khan/Zakir Ali Khan Vol. 2
Company: Lok Virsa
Catalog #: CL-0027 © 1987

Side A:
1. Raag Darbari, Jhoomra Taal, “Kin Bairan Kaan Bhare” Drut Tintal, “Najar Karam Farmao”
2. Kafi – Khwaja Ghulam Farid

 

 


Side B:
1. Kafi – Bulle Shah
2. Kafi – Khwaja Ghulam Farid


LV-Salamat

Title: Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
Company: Lok Virsa
Catalog #: CL-0016

Side A: 1. Raag Sham Wati
Side B: 1. Raag Malkauns

NI 5307

Title: Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
Company: Nimbus Records
Catalog #: NI 5307 © 1991

Items:
1. Raag Gunkali by Shafqat Ali Khan
2. Raag Saraswati by Ustad Salamat Ali Khan and Sharafat Ali Khan
3. Raag Durga by Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, Sharafat Ali Khan, and Shafqat Ali Khan


NI 5307

Title: Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
Company: Nimbus Records
Catalog #: NI 5444 © 1995

Items:
1. Raag Madkauns by Shafqat Ali Khan
2. Raag Suha Kanada by Sharafat Ali Khan
3. Raag Verag Todi by Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
4. Raag Kalavati by Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, Sharafat Ali Khan, and Shafqat Ali Khan
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