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Event Archive - Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Indian Percussion

Sat. May 1st 2004 8:00 The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (All Ages) 8:00
$25-$47+
Presented in Collaboration with the Pandit Jasraj School of Music.
Easily the leading musician of his generation to have emerged from India, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain leads a program featuring a dazzling display of drumming with virtuosos from both the Hindustani (North Indian) and Carnatic (South Indian) classical traditions, including the sarangi maestro Ustad Sultan Khan, ghatam (South Indian clay pot) maestro T.H. Vinayakram, the young violin masters Ganesh and Kumaresh, Hussain's brother Fazal Qureshi on tabla, Vijay Chauhan on dholak (North Indian folk drum), Taufiq Qureshi (Zakir's youngest brother) on various percussion instruments, and Manipuri Jagoi Marup, the dancing folk drummers from Manipur (on the border with Burma).
Tickets on sale soon: $25-$45 available at
ticketmaster.ca, or call 604-280-3311 to order. Also available at Chan Centre box office (no service charges), PJSOM office (14 East Broadway, 604-879-8319), Shaz Video (3730 Canada Way), Kamal's Video (Surrey), Highlife Records, Sophia Books, and Zulu Records.
Chan Centre $2.00 Facility surcharge includes Free Parking at UBC-Rose Garden parking (off SW Marine Drive).
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