Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland: Crosscurrents

May 1

8:00 PM


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Indian tabla master Zakir Hussain, “one of the architects of modern world music” (NPR), joins forces with legendary jazz bassist and Miles Davis collaborator Dave Holland on the genre-bending project Crosscurrents. In this innovative collaboration, Chris Potter and four of India’s most compelling jazz, pop and traditional musicians combine their ideas to create a fascinating dialogue that resonates with global dynamism.

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While Indian music and jazz are very different rhythmically and harmonically, they’re complementary in that both strongly encourage improvisation. “That ability allows us to be spontaneous with each other,” Zakir Hussain says. “And that’s why Indian musicians and jazz musicians can work well together, because they’re conditioned to sync on the fly.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories


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Funding for educational programs during the 2017/18 SCP Jazz season has been generously provided by Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation.