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Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck & Edgar Meyer
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Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck & Edgar Meyer

Saturday, Apr 2, 2011 8:00p

Both in the field of percussion and the music world at large, international phenomenon Zakir Hussain is considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music movement, offering audiences a unique opportunity to experience the many aspects of India's rich and ancient musical heritage. Composer and master of the double bass Edgar Meyer, famed for his work with the likes of Yo Yo Ma and Chris Thile, infuses his classical sound with a strong bluegrass influence, while banjo-player Béla Fleck-whose… Show more

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Zakir Hussain
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Indian-born percussionist Zakir Hussain has made major contributions to the musical canon in two distinct realms. As a recognized master of the tabla, he has kept the fires of Indian classical music alive in his home country; and as a prolific ambassador of "world music," Hussain has played with a globe-spanning array of important artists, including Mickey Hart, the Beatles, Ravi Shankar, and Tito Puente....
Edgar Meyer
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While performers whose music defies neat categorization are often described as “boundary-pushing,” few artists can be said to have truly mastered as many disparate styles as bassist/multi-instrumentalist Edgar Meyer....
Béla Fleck
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New York City-born banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck is known as a pioneer for expanding the role of banjo beyond bluegrass and folk traditions. Something of a child prodigy, he began his solo career in 1979, and in '81 joined up with the New Grass Revival for a bit....
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Rialto Center for the Arts
80 Forsyth St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 413-9849
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