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Zakir Hussain is a world renowned table player and musician. He has elevated Indian percussion music to another level. Zakir Hussain is the prodigial son of Legendary tabla player, Ustad Allah Rakha. He was a long time collaborator with Pandit Ravi Shankar. Hussain has picked up from where his father left of and taken the music of India to an international platform.

Hussain began his musical journey from very young age. Being the son of an accomplished tabla player
meant that Hussain was exposed to various musical forms during his childhood. He began touring when he was just 12 years old. He made his debut in the US when he accompanied Pandit Ravi Shankar. He took on the music world three years later when he became the head of the Tal Vadya Rhythm Band, the band later evolved into the Diga Rhthm Band. The band then collaborated with Micket Hart and released a self titled album. Zakir Hussain has performed on the soundtracks of many Hollywood motion pictures like Apocalypse Now!, In Custody and Little Buddha. He was also nominated at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival for an award, as composer and music director of the film, Heat and Dust.
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May 1 Tue 8:00 PM Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland Chicago Symphony Center
Chicago, IL
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Hussain has performed and recorded albums with the best musical talents of the world. These include George Harrison, Van Morrison, Joe Henderson, Jack Bruce, Tito Puente, Billy Cobham and Pharoah Saunders. He has also recorded with the Honk Kong Symphony and the New Orleans Symphony.

He has been bestowed with numerous awards throughout his illustrious career. He became the youngest percussionist to be awarded the prestigious title of "Padma Shri" in 1988, by the Indian government. He won the Indo-American Award two years later for his contributions towards building relations between the two countries. His album, "Planet Hart" won a Grammy for , "Best World Music Album," along with NARM Indie Best Seller Award and the Downbeat Critics Poll for "Best world music album."Catch this phenomenal performer in a live performance. His music will rejuvenate you, contact your on-line ticket vendor and get the tickets now!!

Discography

Essence Of Rhythm - 2005
Tabla Tritaal - 2004
Tabla Traditions - Rhyth... - 2004
Tabla Solo - 2004
Tabla Jugalbandi - 2004
Raag Chandrakauns - 2004
Teental Vilambit - 2004
Teental - 2004
Punjabi Dhamar - 2004
Raag Mishra Mand - 2004
Sambahnd - 2004
Kirwani - 1997
The Elements: Space - 1996
Magical Moments Of Rhythm - 1995
Jog And Rageshri - 1994
Zakir Hussain And The Rh... - 1992
When Words Disappear... - 1991
Venu - 1990
Venu: Classical Flute Of... - 1989
Tabla Duet - 1988
Making Music - 1986
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