Al Gromer Khan

The year 2008 marks the 40th anniversary of Al Gromer Khan´s practice of Indian sitar music. From 1968 he studied Indian music with renowned masters like Roshan Jamal Bhartyia, Rais Khan and Imrat Khan, whose Ghanda-initiation into the Imrat/Vilayat Khani-Gharana he received in 1975. Since the late 1980ies Al Gromer Khan developed Paisley Music - an type of Ambient music that has found enthusiastic followers around the globe.He writes for a number of radio stations on the sublime aspects of music.
In 2004 he wrote his first novel, his second followed in 2006 (both in German)Short novel 'Jazzweihnacht' now out in English 'Jazz Christmas' as e-book. He is currently working on his 4th novel.
2015 he was awarded the Rabindranath Tagore Cultural Prize for his lifetime achievement as musician/performer on sitar and surbahar of the highest order, composer, writer and visual artist by the Indo-German Society.
He lives with his wife in Munich.


Chakra Noir - 2016

Day of the Beloved - 2016

UTOPIA - reissue 2015

LALITA - The Eternal Feminine - 2015

Inner Witness - Zustand - 2014

FAR GO - Ambient and Raga Studies - 2013

KULA JAZZ ‘Tantric Miniatures’, 2012 Zustand

Foret Diplomatique, 2011 Zustand

Future Song, 2010 Zustand, Aquamarin 2011 AGK with Thomas Kagermann

Sitar Secrets 2009 New Earth Records

Lanoiah, 2008 Zustand

Negus, 2008 RASA Music

Indian Music II, 2008 RASA Music, NER 2009

Another Kind Of Silence, 2007 RASA Music

Radio Yoga 2007 RASA Music

Turya 2006 RASA Music

The Alchemy of Happiness 2005 RASA Music AGK with Klaus Wiese

Chai & Roses 2004 RASA Music Al Gromer Khan

Savoy Tea Time 2004 RASA Music with Sébastien Illiano, Raed Khoshaba, Kai Taschner

Tantra Electronica 2004 New Earth Records with Emin Corrado

Indian Music 2002 RASA Music

Future Lounge 2002 New Earth Records

Lexus 2001 Intuition Wergo

Sufi 2000 New Earth Records

Almond Blossom Day 1999 Aquamarin

Kamasutra Experience 1999 New Earth Records

Tantra Drums 1998 New Earth Records

Marco Polo/ Tan Dun 1997 SONY/ Opera Al Gromer Khan/Soloist

Space Hotel 1997 New Earth Records

Black Marble and Sweet Fire 1996 Hearts of Space with Kai Taschner

Monsoon Point 1995 New Earth Records with Amelia Cuni

Konya 1994 Bluestar Music

Attar - Musik als Parfüm 1994 Wergo

Beautiful Marva 1993 Aquarius

Utopia 1992 Aquamarin

The God Perfume II 1992 Aquamarin

Tabris 1991 Musicolor/ Araba

Mahogany Nights 1990 Hearts of Space

Kama Sutra II 1989 Musicolor/ Araba

Music from an Eastern Rosegarden 1989 Aquamarin

The God Perfume 1987 Aquamarin

Chai and Roses 1987 Aquamarin

Kama Sutra 1986 Eversongs with Jörg Evers

The Neuschwanstein Tapes 1986 Aquamarin with Kai Taschner

In High Places 1985 Aquamarin with Klaus Wiese

Hymns of Secret Glory 1984 Aquamarin with Klaus Wiese

Divan I Khas 1984 Isis with Mario Strack

Zuban 1981 Major Music/Isis with Mario Strack

Uranus Venus 1980 Warner Bros. with Mario Strack, Ute Lenz, Jörg Evers

Yoga Popol Vuh 1976 High Tide 1993 with Florian Fricke

Hesse Between Music 1974 Wergo CD with P.M. Hamel, J.E. Berendt

Audio Books:
Jazzweihnacht Rasa Music 2007

Der Lehrer, sein Schüler und der weiße Mogul, Rasa Music 2006

Der Tigerbericht 1990 Sheema Medien Dietrich Wild/Al Gromer Khan Neuauflage 2004


Jimi of Silence, Zustand Verlag 2009

Der weiße Mogul, Zustand Verlag 2009

„Jazz Christmas“, Zustand Verlag, 2011 e-book

The White Mogul, Zustand Verlag, 2013, 2015 e-book

Soundtracks on:

Coer de Vere Herz aus Glas 1977 Werner Herzog Popol Vuh/Al Gromer Khan

Nosferatu 1979 Werner Herzog Popol Vuh/Al Gromer Khan

Un Divan A New York 1996 Chantal Akerman

Sublime 2006 Tony Krantz

Highway World 2008 Martin Hans Schmitt (Al Gromer Khan Soundtrack zum Film)

Collaboration with Popol Vuh:

Das Hohelied Salomos 1975

Letzte Tage, letzte Nächte 1976

Brüder des Schattens, Söhne des Lichts 1978

Die Nacht der Seele 1979


Kunstpavillon München ‚The Malakosha Ambience’ 1993

Gasteig München ‚Friedensprozess’ 2001

khan art Galerie ‚Tantric Miniatures’ 2011 München

khan art ambient ‚Tantric Miniatures’ 2012 Berlin

khan art,'Das Uma Ambiente', 2013 München

khan art, 'Ruhepol 1 Inner Witness', 2014 München

khanart ambient, 2015

Foto:© Al Gromer Khan