Zakir Hussain Will Perform in Miami in May 2008

Zakir Hussain
Zakir Hussain

The Rhythm Foundation presents Zakir Hussain on Sunday May 4th at 8 pm. The Masters of Percussion concert includes Zakir Hussain – tabla, Fazal Qureshi – tabla and kanjira, Taufiq Qureshi – percussion, Niladri Kumar – sitar, Abbos Kosimov – doyra, Ram Kishan – nagada, Dilshad Khan – sarangi, Vijay Chauhan – folk drums, Manipuri Jagoi Marup – dancing drummers of Manipur.

Tabla master Zakir Hussain has put together an ensemble to showcase the diversity and beauty of Indian music. The concert offers the audience an opportunity to experience both melodic (raga) and rhythmic (tala) development and will feature the traditional repertoire of North Indian drumming on tabla in solo and duet as well as excursions exploring the frontier between traditional and contemporary, folk and classical. This concert is the exclusive Florida date.Hussain recently joined forces with other international master percussionists for a new recording and tour. The Global Drum Project includes Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju and Giovanni Hidalgo. The new CD is titled Global Drum Project.

Manuel Artime Theater, 900 SW 1 Street, Miami
Admission is $30 in advance, and $35 day of show, on sale online, or by phone (305) 672-5202 or BASE (Lincoln Road), Books & Books (Coral Gables), or Indian stores: Indo American Grocery (Miami), ABC International (Sunrise), New Apna Bazaar, New Apna (Sunrise), Little Market (Ft. Lauderdale), Sitara (Pembroke Pines)

Zakir Hussain CDs available:

Author: World Music Central News Department

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