Zakir Hussain Tickets
One of the world’s highly renowned tabla players, Zakir Hussain is preparing to make his way to the live stages across Boston and New York. This season the talented musician is expected to perform at Boston Symphony Hall and the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Previous shows held in 2013 includes Zakir Hussain making his way to Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, Sa Paolo, Brazil, Turkey, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Poland, including countless others. His performances are some of the most critically acclaimed showcases that are attended by thousands on an annual basis. Due to his popularity, Zakir Hussain tickets are always in high demand.
Zakir Hussain Venues
- Zakir Hussain Royce Hall - UCLA
- Zakir Hussain & Rahul Sharma Wisconsin Union Theater
Latest Zakir Hussain Events
The forthcoming Zakir Hussain concerts are expected to take place in New York’s and Boston’s finest performing arts theaters. At these showcases the tabla maestro will be performing with his Masters of Percussion ensemble that constitutes of some of the most talented background musicians. Considered one of India’s most respected artists, Zakir has been performing all across the world for decades now.
He is most famous for his mid-performance improvisations that leave the audiences completely mesmerized. At his upcoming concerts, Zakir will be joined on stage by Steve Smith playing drums, V. Selvaganesh playing ghatam and kanjira (clay pot), Dilshad Khan on sarangi, Niladri Kumar playing the sitar, Deepak Bhatt on dhol and lastly Vijay S. Chavan on dholki. Prepare to be dazzled and pleasantly surprised by attending any one of these events.
Born in 1951, Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla musician, composer and an actor. He was born in a family of iconic tabla players. His father was Alla Rakha, who taught the young Zakir every melody and tune he knew. Attending the St. Michael High School located in Mahim and then St. Xaviers College in Mumbai, Zakir Hussain was taught the art of tabla playing at home. Even in his naïve years, Zakir Hussain was playing almost one hundred and fifty concerts on an annual basis. The child prodigy started touring from the age of twelve and first performed in the US in 1970. Ever since then, Zakir Hussain is a force to reckon with.
Apart from performing regularly, the tabla player is also the proud co-founder of “World Music Supergroup, Table Beat Science”. The music group with Bill Laswell as its other co-founder presents a mixture of Asian underground, Hindustani, electronic, bass and drum music. Musicians that make up the supergroup include Zakir Hussain, Trilok Gurtu, Talvin Singh, Bill Laswell, Ustad Sultan Khan, Fabian Alsultany, Karsh Kale and DJ Disk. To date Zakir Hussain has released three studio albums with “Table Beat Science” namely Tala Matrix, Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove and Talamanam Sound Clash: Further Adventures in Hypercussion.
Zakir Hussain’s album, “Global Drum Project” released in 1991 brought forth massive success for the artist. Produced by Rykodisc label, the album won Zakir the Grammy Award from the category of “Best World Music Album”. It was also awarded a prestigious Grammy for “Best Contemporary World Music Album” in 2009. His music compositions in the film “Vanaprastham” won awards at the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Istanbul International Film Festival, National Film Awards and Mumbai International Film Festival. Apart from this film, Zakir has also composed music and played tabla for movies namely “Little Buddha”, “Apocalypse Now”, “The Mystic Masseur” and “Custody”.
As an actor that artist is seen working in the documentaries, “Zakir and his Friends” and “The Speaking Hand: Zakir Hussain and the Art of the Indian Drum” released in 1998 and 2003 respectively. Furthermore, Zakir has also acted alongside Inder Lal in the 1983 film “Heat and Dust”. As a musician, Zakir Hussain’s repertory heeds no bounds. To date he has released 61 albums and records, all of which have earned international recognition. To watch one of the greatest tabla players perform, all you need to do is buy Zakir Hussain tickets today.
Q:Are seats for zakir hussain southern theater together?
A:Yes, seats for any event are together unless mentioned on your Zakir Hussain Tickets.