Ustad Zakir Hussain with Pt. Niladari Kumar | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Ustad Zakir Hussain with Pt. Niladari Kumar

Dale F. Halton Theater at Central Piedmont Community College
1206 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-330-6534

Zakir Hussain is appreciated as an international phenomenon both in  percussion and in the music world. 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. His playing, marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, has made him a favorite accompanist for many of India's greatest classical musicians and dancers. Niladri Kumar, world-renowned 5th generation sitar player, is an rare instrumentalist, honing a unique repertoire in traditional and classical styles on the sitar to electrifying renditions on his own instrumental innovation, the 'zitar'. Carving his niche, he emerged as a one of a kind musician, and successfully managed to further transform the face of an Indian instrument, the Sitar, by making it more accessible and intriguing.

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Type:Music & Concerts
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