Articles tagged zakir hussain

Zakir Hussain: 13.Mar.2010 - New York

Thanks to a teenage history of fighting for embarrassing '90s alt-rock bands on the car stereo, I don't know my way around North Indian classical music as well as I might. Another thing I didn't realize? You can't show up late.

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For well over three decades, Americans have viewed Zakir Hussain as one of the world’s most prominent ambassadors of Indian classical music. When you

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6 May 2008 // 4:21 AM

He has jammed with George Harrison, laid down tracks with Van Morrison and collaborated with everyone from jazz guitarist John McLaughlin and Grateful Dead drummer

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John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain: Remember Shakti: The Way of Beauty [DVD]

A dreamy, explosive collaborative effort steeped in a mystical past but forward-looking in its execution -- human music fueled by a touch of the sacred.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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