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Primary Instrument: Percussion

Born: March 9, 1951

Zakir Hussain is today appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in his own country, India, but gained him worldwide fame. The favorite accompanist for many of India's greatest classical musicians and dancers, from Ali Akbar Khan and Ravi Shankar to Birju Maharaj and Shivkumar Sharma, he has not let his genius rest there. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, founded in formidable knowledge and study....
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Music

Featured recording “Sangam”

Sangam

ECM Records
2006
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    Zakir Hussain And The Rhythm Experience

    ECM Records
    2004
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    Making Music

    ECM Records
    1987
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    The Ultimate In Percussion Music - Tabla Solo

    ECM Records
    1986
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