Asif Sinan is a quintessential “World Musician” who has been able to bring together the genres of Jazz, Indian Classical and Sufi Music. He has also gained recognition for making his guitar sound like a sitar.
Sinan is a summa cum laude music graduate as well as an alumni of the US State Department’s prestigious International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). As an IVLP Fellow, Sinan has been recognized as a talented musician and a cultural ambassador of his country. He recently toured 9 cities in the US performing as well as giving talks about Pakistan, its culture and music. Sinan’s experience of having worked with Non-profits enables him to reach out to a gamut of audiences from Schools, Universities, Libraries, Churches, Professional Organizations as well as under-served sections of the society.
Sinan has also collaborated with numerous international artists from Germany, USA and India such as Ari Roland Jazz Quartet, Stooges Brass Band, Mike Del Ferro, Rez Abbasi, Kailash Kher and Dr. Peter Weniger amongst many others. He is also the first Pakistani artist to be invited to perform at the German Music Festival 2013 attended by 150,000 people!
Sinan is increasingly being chosen and invited to represent Pakistan’s music on the international stage for he understands the music of both East and West and is also a superb live performer, composer and arranger.