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AJAY RIKHIRAM
Owner / Director, Rikhi Ram Musical Instrument manufacturing Co.
About “Rikhi Ram Musical Instrument manufacturing Co.”

A flair for instrument making, and a series of lessons from notable maestro is not enough to make one conspicuous. They strive to make a instrument entirely to the satisfactory of these maestro, has made RikhiRam the most revered instrument maker of today.

RikhiRam has created Custom instruments for legendary renowned artist all over world from Beatles to Pt. Ravi Shankar.

Why Crypto Cipher use instruments made by Ajay Rikhiram?

We at Crypto Cipher always try to bring something special which no one else is doing from India , We are continuously working on making advance Indian traditional & sound design virtual instruments and for that we need “High Quality Instruments” made with detail and quality material.

Ajay Rikhiram’s tested and customised instruments sets new level of authenticity to our recorded material , With Ajay’ we continuously work on ideas and try to bring the unique sounds.

About “Ajay Rikhiram “ Innovations

Ajay traveled worldwide and has held workshops in sitar making at Asian Music circuit in London, University of Nottingham UK, SAOAS- School of Asian and African studies London and given lecture demonstrations in the music department of prestigious Universities in Europe and USA. He has held workshop at Ali Akbar College of music, All England Conservatory Boston USA, University of Valladolid in Spain. Ajay has also participated in live concert with Pt.Ravi Shankar ji. Now he believes that to make a good concert quality musical instrument one has to have the deep knowledge of music and craftsmanship which has to go hand in hand.

Ajay Rikhiram is receiving high acclaim from all the maestros for his sitar making and for the new innovative designs he has designed.

Recently Bishan Dass and Ajay have brought a revolution in the sitar world by creating "a flat based all wooden sitar named Ovation / Travelling sitar".

This sitar has been appreciated by all the sitar maestros. When Pt. Ravi Shankar ji was presented this sitar he was surprised by the tonal quality and sound of the sitar. Ajay has also created 'Geetanjali' sitar- which is an amalgamation of Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan style sitars. This style is also slowly gaining popularity.

About “Rikhi Ram Musical Instrument manufacturing Co.”

A flair for instrument making, and a series of lessons from notable maestro is not enough to make one conspicuous. They strive to make a instrument entirely to the satisfactory of these maestro, has made RikhiRam the most revered instrument maker of today.

RikhiRam has created Custom instruments for legendary renowned artist all over world from Beatles to Pt. Ravi Shankar.

Why Crypto Cipher use instruments made by Ajay Rikhiram?

We at Crypto Cipher always try to bring something special which no one else is doing from India , We are continuously working on making advance Indian traditional & sound design virtual instruments and for that we need “High Quality Instruments” made with detail and quality material.

Ajay Rikhiram’s tested and customised instruments sets new level of authenticity to our recorded material , With Ajay’ we continuously work on ideas and try to bring the unique sounds.

About “Ajay Rikhiram “ Innovations

Ajay traveled worldwide and has held workshops in sitar making at Asian Music circuit in London, University of Nottingham UK, SAOAS- School of Asian and African studies London and given lecture demonstrations in the music department of prestigious Universities in Europe and USA. He has held workshop at Ali Akbar College of music, All England Conservatory Boston USA, University of Valladolid in Spain. Ajay has also participated in live concert with Pt.Ravi Shankar ji. Now he believes that to make a good concert quality musical instrument one has to have the deep knowledge of music and craftsmanship which has to go hand in hand.

Ajay Rikhiram is receiving high acclaim from all the maestros for his sitar making and for the new innovative designs he has designed.

Recently Bishan Dass and Ajay have brought a revolution in the sitar world by creating "a flat based all wooden sitar named Ovation / Travelling sitar".

This sitar has been appreciated by all the sitar maestros. When Pt. Ravi Shankar ji was presented this sitar he was surprised by the tonal quality and sound of the sitar. Ajay has also created 'Geetanjali' sitar- which is an amalgamation of Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan style sitars. This style is also slowly gaining popularity.

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