CANCELED: Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion
  • Apr 27 , 2019
  • Victoria Theater
  • $49 - $79
  • Reservations
World Music

CANCELED: Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion

Please note: This event has been canceled.

Throughout his career, Zakir Hussain has elevated the status of the tabla throughout India and around the globe. The London Telegraph classifies him as “the presiding genius and global ambassador for North Indian classical music.” He is the recipient of many honors, including “Best Percussionist” in the Downbeat Critics’ Poll and multiple citations in best-of lists in Modern Drummer and Drum! magazines. A master improviser, he is known not only for his peerless take on India’s classical music, but also for his forays into jazz, fusion, film scores, and other genres.

For his 2019 Masters of Percussion tour, Hussain will be joined by an astonishing group of fellow percussionists: innovative sitarist and composer Niladri Kumar; in-demand jazz drummer Eric Harland, known for collaborations with everyone from Wynton Marsalis and Wayne Shorter to Mariah Carey and John Mayer; and Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar & Group:  The Drummers of Kerala, an expert ensemble of musicians from the Southwestern coast of India.

For this performance, Hussain and his guests will perform both together and separately.

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