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  1. Lucknow's 'shining star' and model of a shayarRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    By Vikas Datta, Aug 28: Do you have to be born in a place renowned as a cradle of poetry to be considered a part of its tradition, or is its ethos so strong and pervasive that it can encompass even those who settle there? The second seems more likely going by the example of this gifted representative of the Lucknow school of Urdu poetry who could even enshrine life's small things in polished language in his memorable verse. Settling in Lucknow when young, Mirza Zakir Hussain Qizilbash "Saqib Lakhnavi" became the very model of a Lakhnavi shayar.


  2. Top Indian Musical Instruments That Have A Huge Popularity In UK MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | PR Log

    ... is played with fingertips and open palms, and amazing sounds and rhythmic patterns are created.Ustad Zakir Hussain is an internationally known figure today who has not only established his name as a national treasure but has gained world wide fame ...


  3. Ustad Zakir Hussain: Hands that speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | The Daily Star

    World renowned tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain, also dubbed "Encyclopedia of the Tabla", has regaled audiences around the world. He was initiated into the intricacies of rhythm by his legendary father table maestro Ustad Alla Rakha when he was two days old.


  4. Robert Browning Previews 2016-17 World Music Concert LineupRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 |

    ... 10. He has toured the world, appearing with a wide array of classical, jazz and world music artists, including Zakir Hussain, and composed numerous ragas, varnams and thillanas, as well as music for dance ballets, theatre, and films. In this ...


  5. Echoing the legacy of Kabir in the contemporary music spaceRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 |

    ... who plays the bass guitar, comes from a classic rock background. Our drummer, Viren was a disciple of Ustad Zakir Hussain. Each of us add a different sound form to the plate, and add more depth to Kabir's soulful music," he said. Arya "endeavours" ...


  6. Bridging Past and Present, Duke Performances Announces its Tremendous New SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... smaller groups. In many cases, it's enough to merely list who's coming: Aaron Neville, Simone Dinnerstein, Zakir Hussain, Branford Marsalis, Talib Kweli, Stephin Merrit, Blonde Redhead, Christian McBride, and Anoushka Shankar need no introductions. ...


  7. Kala Ramnath brings mix to Stanford Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SFGate

    ... played a lot of jazz, but I don't know what the term means anymore." Introduced to Ramnath by tabla maestro Zakir Hussain , with whom he's collaborated extensively over the past two decades, Brooks has carved out a singular niche as an American ...


  8. Shobana: Fusion is an under-valued termRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... is still best performed with traditional instruments. Q. You have performed live with many maestros including Zakir Hussain, Vikku Vinayakram and Mandolin Srinivas. What challenges do you face when performing with them? It's a learning process. Most ...


  9. Grace to host concert, workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Bainbridge Island

    Sarode player Steve Oda (senior disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan) and tabla superstar Ty Burhoe (disciple of Zakir Hussain) will perform a special "Music of India" concert event at Grace Episcopal Church (8595 NE Day Road) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May ...


  10. Banner Drama with a Purpose 616Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Opera News

    ... close connections with Indian musicians, such as the young sitar player Arjun Verma and the great tabla artist Zakir Hussain, deeply influenced the musical style of the new opera, which uses complex linear raga forms and elements of North Indian and ...


  11. Sultan KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | BBC News

    Ustad Sultan Khan (15 April 1940 - 27 November 2011) was an Indian sarangi player and Classical vocalist belonging to Indore Gharana. He was one of the members of the Indian fusion group Tabla Beat Science, with Zakir Hussain and


  12. Wu Man Lecture and Short FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... adventurous spirit and virtuosity have led to collaborations with everyone from Tan Dun, Chen Shi-Zheng and Zakir Hussain to Philip Glass, Terry Riley and Kronos to Esa-Pekka Salonen and many others. She is a founding and principal member of Yo Yo ...


  13. Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain brings India's finest to FolsomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Village Life

    Zakir Hussain is the world's foremost expert on playing the classical Indian drums known as tabla, an unrivaled performer among the greats of Indian music. It was his father who, with Ravi Shankar, brought the music of India to America.


  14. Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion Play the Pantages Theatre TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 |

    Zakir Hussain, the acclaimed Indian percussionist and global tabla superstar, is bringing his handiwork as part of Masters of Percussion to Hennepin Theatre Trust's Pantages Theatre at 8 p.m. tonight, March 19, 2016. During this evening of virtuosic rhythm, Hussain on tabla will perform with Seiichi Tanaka, on taiko Drums; Anantha Krishnan on mridangam; Mannargudi Vaidyanthan on tavil; Navin Sharma on dholak and Sabir Khan on sarangi.


  15. Zakir Hussain Coming to Harris Center, 3/30Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 |

    It was his father who, with Ravi Shankar, brought the glorious music of India to America. And now, Zakir Hussain, the reigning master virtuoso of the tabla, brings Masters of Percussion to the Harris Center for the Arts for one performance only on Wednesday, March 30th.


  16. Zakir Hussain & Masters Of Percussion to Play Lincoln Theatre, 4/6Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 |

    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.


  17. Preview: tabla percussionist plays Raga Mala showcase in Edmonton SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 |

    ... teens, he spent many summers in California and Mumbai, India, studying with legends of the instrument such as Zakir Hussain. Apart from regular sessions for the local Indian music community, Joshi has brought his tabla expertise to the fusion ...


  18. Channel dedicated to Indian classical music launchedRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 |

    ... is an integral part of Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea. Starting with a television commercial in 1987 featuring Zakir Hussain, the brand has proudly fostered a three-decade long relationship with Indian classical music," Shiva Krishnamurthy, general ...


  19. World Sacred Spirit Festival starts in JodhpurRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Nerve News

    ... arts and artists of whichever city, country he goes to perform. He as also worked with tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain. You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive ...


  20. World Sacred Spirit Festival starts in JodhpurRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 |

    ... ent arts and artists of whichever city, country he goes to perform. He as also worked with tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain.