Tuesday, September 28, 2010

India launches World Music Festival

 Zakir Hussain and , Niladri Kumar (sitar), perform during the Chicago World Music Festival at Pritzker Pavilion. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune / September 21, 2010)

If there is such a thing as a tabla superstar, Indian virtuoso Zakir Hussain is it, the man having attracted turnaway crowds when he played the World Music Festival nine years ago, at the Chicago Cultural Center. An estimated 3,500 people converged on the place

Saturday, September 18, 2010

A movie by Sona Jain

'For real' -movie directed by Sona Jain is an emotional tale of a six year old kid who faces the countless problems of modern day family. For real, shows the innumerable problems of a nuclear family
Shruti Shukla (Zoya S Hassan) who plays  the role of a six year old daughter is the innocent witness of the fights of her parents

For real’s music has been composed by maestro Zakir Hussain. The sound of the tabla from Hussain brings a rhythm to the film.

‘I’m grateful to Zakir Hussain’ : Sona Jain

Monday, September 13, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Eid Mubarak!!

Eid Mubarak! Muslims across the world are celebrating Eid ul-Fitr, the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting -
I wish all of you, Eid Murabak, take the time out to enjoy your life, enjoy your family, be happy.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tabla & the world of Rhythms

Indian percussion instrument, which dates back to the times of Persian Muslims. Actually, Tabla forms a major instrument of Indian music. The instrument used to be the part of Classical and Hindustani music, but today it is adding to the flavor of every kind of music, especially jazz. Beats of the Tabla drums can be heard notably in the music of India.
Enjoy the Instrument!!

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