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World Stage, Zakir Hussain & the Masters of Percussion, March 23, 2014


A master musician who navigates the terrain between tradition and innovation with astounding grace and virtuosity, Zakir Hussain is the world's preeminent tabla player. He is a mesmerizing improviser and dazzling technician, with a mischievous side that revels in dreaming up surprising new collaborations. Hussain returns to Cal Performances with an audience favorite: his Masters of Percussion project, which has been touring the world for nearly two decades, showcasing remarkable percussionists in unforgettable ensemble configurations.

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Sun, Mar 23, 7pm
Zellerbach Room
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Program Notes

Program notes are available online approximately 1-2 days before the performance.


Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion: Live on Soundcheck (2010)

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Sun, March 23, 7 pm