Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 19

8:00 PM

Friday, April 19, 2019

Celebrated as the greatest living master of the tabla and one of the architects of modern world music, Zakir Hussain returns with his international ensemble, including fifth-generation sitar master Niladri Kumar and drummer Eric Harland, who has performed with today’s best jazz groups. The Drummers of Kerala bring the state of Kerala’s vibrant percussion traditions from India to Symphony Center for an entirely unforgettable experience.


Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion
Eric Harland drums
Niladri Kumar sitar
Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar and Group: The Drummers of Kerala


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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.