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with Anantha Krishnan, mridangam; Sabir Khan, sarangi; Navin Sharma, dholak; Mannargudi Vasadevan, tavil

Playing in the footsteps of his illustrious father, Ustad Allarakha, who with Ravi Shankar introduced the glorious music of India to America, Zakir Hussain has acted as a musical bridge between his birthland and the rest of the world. To that end, every other year since 1996, he has served as curator, producer, and host in bringing the very cream of Indian music to tour America and Europe with his series Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion. The 2016 version will be no exception, presenting American audiences with extraordinary and exciting – and often spontaneous – combinations of percussive as well as melodic performers.

Zakir Hussain is considered one of the greatest musicians of our time.  Along with his legendary father and teacher, Ustad Allarakha, he has elevated the status of his instrument, the tabla, both in India and around the world. A favorite accompanist for India's leading classical musicians and dancers, Zakir is also widely recognized as a chief architect of the world music movement with his many historic collaborations, including Shakti, Remember Shakti, Diga, Planet Drum and his ever-changing musical feast, Masters of Percussion. In Summer 2012, Zakir was named Best Percussionist in the Downbeat Critics' Poll.


General Info

Venue: Lincoln Theatre (More Info)
Date: Wednesday, April 6
Time: 8 pm








Wed., 4/6/2016 8 pm Lincoln Theatre Starting at $25