One of the world’s greatest percussionists, the wizardly Indian tabla player and composer Zakir Hussain is a virtuoso improviser who is at home in the realms of ancient North Indian music and also explores new veins of expression with major artists as varied as guitarist John McLaughlin, drummer Mickey Hart, banjoist Béla Fleck, and bassist Edgar Meyer. The Grammy-winning musician leads a mesmerizing ensemble featuring masters of Indian percussion, sitar, sarangi, song, and dance.
Pre-Show Talk at 6:30pm: Harlem to the Himalayas with Loren Schoenberg
Join us in the hall before the performance for a talk by Loren Schoenberg, Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, as he presents a look at innovative connections between jazz and Indian classical music.
Generously supported by Michael Jacobson and Trine Sorensen.