Ustad Zakir Hussain

Instrumental Music – Ustad Zakir Hussain – Lady L

Here is a video presented by the Berklee Indian Ensemble, featuring the Indian Tabla Master Ustad Zakir Hussain on Tabla along with other artists. The song is composed by L Shankar, performed originally by “Shakti”, the 1970 Indo-Jazz Fusion Group featuring John McLaughlin. The musicians on stage are as follows. Tabla: Ustad Zakir Hussain Berklee Indian Ensemble musicians: Guitar: João Perrusi – Brasilia, Brazil Cello: Emanuel Keller – Jerusalem, Israel Carnatic Violin: Apoorva Krishna – Bengaluru, India Piano: Amir Darabi – Tehran, Iran Keyboards: Fryderyk Hoang Dong – Warsaw, Poland Electric Bass: Jack Schwenke – Canberra, Australia Percussion: Thomas Antonio Debelian – Oslo, Norway Drumset: Noa Kahn – Ra’anana, Israel Enj...

Instrumental Music – Jugalbandi – Veena and Tabla

Here is a beautiful Jugalbandi (Veena and Tabla) by Smt. Jayanthi Kumaresh and Ustad Zakir Hussain. Smt. Jayanthi Kumaresh is an Indian Veena Artist comes from a lineage of musicians who have been practicing Carnatic Music for six generations. She started playing Saraswathi Veena at the age of three. Enjoy this excellent Jugalbandi. Video provided only for illustration – Credit: Twaangmusic 00

Instrumental Music – Sitar with Tabla

Here is young Anoushka Shankar performing with Ustad Zakir Hussain. Anoushka Shankar is a British-Indian Sitar artist and composer and daughter of Pandit Ravi Shankar. Ustad Zakir Hussain does not need any introduction, who is an Indian Tabala player, composer, percussionist, music producer and a film actor. Late Ustad Allah Rakha is his father. Both Anoushka and Zakir Hussain are well known in their fields and have performed together and individually on various stages inside and outside India. They have also collaborated with many great Indian and Foreign artists and received various awards and accolades. Let us listen to Anoushka Shankar and Ustad Zakir Hussain performing live, rendering the Raga Tilak Shyam. Picture and Video used for illustration only – Credit: Lakshay Garg/Unite...

Instrumental Music – Fusion

Presenting a highly energetic and enjoyable fusion concert. Remember Shakthi – The band led by John McLaughlin (Guitar), U Srinivas (Mandolin), Zakir Hussain (Tabla), V Selvaganesh (Ghatam), S Mahadevan (Vocals). This is their live performance in Vienna. John McLaughlin is a world famous English Guitarist, bandleader, and composer. He is a pioneer of jazz fusion. Shankar Mahadevan is an Indian Singer and Composer who is famous for his Breathless Song. V Selvaganesh is an Indian Percussionist mainly playing Ganjira and Tabla. Ustad Zakir Hussain and U Srinivas do not need any introduction. Together the team have done many performances in the brand name Remember Shakti. So, let us enjoy the fusion concert. Video and Picture used for illustration only – Credit: Mezzo/Ktroxie 00

Instrumental Music – Tabla and Flute

Here is one absolutely mesmerising performance by our Ustad Zakir Hussain – Rakesh Chaurasia duo with just Tabla and Flute (Bansuri). Listening to the music with headphones is much advised to fully immerse into and get the ultimate feeling. Ustad Zakir Hussain Ustad Zakir Hussain is the eldest son of Ustad Allah Rakha (1919-2000) who was a maestro on Tabla, specialized in Hindustani Classical Music. Ustad Alla Rakha was mainly responsible for the introduction of Tabla to the Western audience. Zakir Hussain (born in 1951) was a child prodigy who was taught Pakhwaj by his father at the age of 3 years and gave his first concert at the age of seven and started touring at eleven. He has received many awards and accolades from various Indian and Foreign governments and organizations. He re...