Zakir Hussain on Raag Aur Tal

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Tune in to Raag Aur Tal at 7pm on November 4th, as we feature special guest, Zakir Hussain, widely hailed as one of the global percussionists of our time. This interview, conducted by WKCR's David Ellenbogen, is in anticipation of Zakir's upcoming performance at The Town Hall with Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Rakesh Chaurasia on November 15th.

Zakir Hussain, who first made a name for himself accompanying legends such as Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Ravi Shankar, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, and countless others has grown to become a global figure. Prominent in world music projects, he has collaborated with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Giovanni Hidalgo, Jan Garbarek, Van Morrison, John McLaughlin, and Mickey Hart.