Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 7, 2023


Zakir Hussain is the “indisputable tabla maestro” (Gramophone), taking his instrument to the frontiers of Indian classical music while vastly expanding its presence on the world stage. For his long-running Masters of Percussion program, Hussain is joined by drumming virtuosos representing multiple cultures, genres, ages and instruments.

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