Introduction & Generation.
Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan,Son of Late Ustad Ali Jan Khan of Allahabad isthe acknowledged premier Shehnai specialist of Eastern India was born in Kolkata on 21st March,1939.His Grandfather the late Ustad Wazir Ali Khan of Benaras Gharana was an eminentmusician who was the first Indian to demonstrate Indian Classical Music on Shahnai in London and was awarded in 1910 by Pandit Motilal Nehru.He received his training from his maternal uncle Late Ustad Nazir Hussain Khan & his paternal uncle Late Ustad Imdad Hussain Khan Of Benaras Gharana.He also took training from Late Pandit Tansen Pandey in vocal under Saini Gharana.
Bright Musical Performances.
Soft,Subtle & sweet tone presented in a melodious manner are some of his salient features,purity of the raga also depicts his solid traditional background.His first performance was held in All Bengal Music Conference in 1956.
HIS PERFORMANCES IN INDIA
KOLKATA-
Doverlane music Conference,Gavati Devi Music Conference,SRA Sangeet Sammelan,Ram Krishna Mission Institute Of Culture,Uttarpara Sangeet Chakra,Sadarang Sangeet Sammelan,West Bengal State Music Academy,Etc.
MUMBAI-
Sangeet Mahabharti,SRA Sangeet Sammelan,Mvirdc World Trade Centre .
DELHI
Inauguration Ceremony of Doordarshan Television Channel at Vigyan Bhavan in 1973 and the signature tune of T.V. was also played by him which was composed by Bharatratna Pandit Ravi Shankar, Sangeet Natak AcademyIndian Music Society,Sriram Shankarlal Music Festival, Punjabi Academy, Etc.
PUNJAB-
Baba Harballav Sangeet Sammelan,Pracheen Kala Kendra,Patiala Heritage Festival.
AHMEDABAD-
Saptak Sangeet Sammelan.
KARNATAKA-
Golgumbaz Monument at Bijapur(Celebration Of 350 Years)
UDAYPUR.-
Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Parishad.
UTTAR PRADESH-
Sangeet Natak Academy (Lucknow),Prayag Sangeet Samity(Allahabad),Gambhir Ganga(Benaras).
MADYA PRADESH-
Taansen Samaroh(Gwalior).
AGARTALA
 
SOUTH INDIA
kubatur, pondicherry, mysore, etc.
TRIOS & JUGALBANDIS
Late Ustad Munawar Ali Khan(Son Of Late Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan)[Vocal]
Late Ustad Vilayat Khan [Sitar]
Late Pandit V.G.Jog[Violin]
Pandit Ajay Chakroborty
Late Pandit V.Balsara[Piano]
Mr.Peter Michael Hamel[Piano].
AWARDS & MEDALS
Sangeet Natak Academy,Bangabibhushan, Top grade Artist of All India Radio,All Bengal Music Conference(Award & Gold Medal),Gavati Devi Music(Gold Medal), Tansen Samarooh,Gold Medal awarded by Mr.M Farooque in Bihar Sharif. Indian Classical Music Circle Of Austin held at Austin USA awarded him certificate of Excellence,Bishwa Banga Sammelan Award given by the Honourable Speaker of the Parliament Of India Mr.Somnath Chatterjee,Awarded by the Government Of Port Blair,Awarded by Indian Community held at Bangdung ,Indonesia,Sruti nandan(Kolkata),Binapani Sanskrutika Anusthan (Cuttack),Bankim Kumar Pal Memorial Music Conference,Indian Council For Cultural Relations & Indian Musieum presented Parvati C.14 Cent A.D at Indian Independence Kingdom National First time in City Of Joy Kolkata in M.V Minerva Ship by the Govt Of Indian Tourist Office,Diploma from The State Committee Of YEREVAN (Armenia).
TOURS
Germany,Moscow,Switzerland,France,Singapore,Indonesia,Hongkong,Philippines,Holland(North Sea Jazz Festival),(Bath Music Festival In London,World Music festival for you Christian Armenia,He also visited Tunesia(12 Cities) on invitation of the Tunesia Govt.He visited South East Asia and demonstrated Indian Classical Music on Shahnai in Thailand,Vietnam,Singapore,Indonesia,HongKong,Phillipines,Canada,U.S.A
ICCR TOURS
Participated in IndoGerman Festival in Germany(12 Cities),performed in Belgium(3 Cities),Switzerland.
LONG PLAY RECORDS & AUDIO CASSETTE & CDs
He is the regular artiste in Gramaphone Company Of India(H.M.V),Sagarika,Concord,Gathani,T-Series,BSP Record Company Of India,Nataraj Record (Germany),Rhyme Record(U.S.A),Audiorec(U.K).
Man,great tabla players have accompanied
him,such as Late Pandit Shanta Prasad , Late Ustad Affaq Hussian Khan ,Late Ustad Karamattullah Khan, Pandit KishanMaharaj, Bikram Ghosh,Ustad Zahkir Hussain and many more.
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