Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist Concert: Zakir Hussain, tabla
Sun, November 19 | 7:30pm
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Hindustani Classical Music
Fall Quarter Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist Zakir Hussain is known in India and worldwide for his virtuosity in the fields of world music and percussion as a tabla player, percussionist, and composer. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music movement, he has enjoyed many historic collaborations with artists such as John McLaughlin and L. Shankar, Mickey Hart, George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, and many others. In this performance, Hussain performs a tabla solo and presents the culmination of his work with UW faculty and students.