Ustaad Zakir to play in the land of the Nawabs

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It’s time for some Wah performance

Wah Zakir! Is the only reaction that the audience will sigh after the concert of the Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain on January 9, 2015, at Shilpakala Vedika, Hyderabad. On the silver jubilee of the Wah Taj brand, the concert will make you go Wah Zakir.

The living legend in music will get the audience on their toes at the solo concert with his breathtaking performances. Touring began for Zakir at an early age of eleven. The Sangeet Natak Akademi award winner has had at least 150 concert dates at the early stages of his career. Zakir went to the states in the early ‘ 70s and was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts’s National Heritage Fellowship, which is the highest award given to traditional musicians and artists.

Zakir with his music has played a prominent role in improving the cultural relationship between India and the United States of America. Zakir has been involved with creating melodies for music in various languages. The maestro was the music director of the film Heat and Dust in 1983. Ever since, there has been no looking back for him in the field of music. After bagging 11 major awards from around the world in the field of music, Zakir Hussain is all set to set the stage on fire in Hyderabad with Ustad Sabir Khan. zakir hussain

Sabir Khan is the Sarangi expert who has played in several movies like Chameli, Rog, Dor, Jodha Akbar, Sanwariya, etc will be accompanying the world famous Zakir Hussain with the Sarangi.

The Sarangi is a short-necked musical instrument that is used majorly in Classical music and it is popularly known to have the tendency to resemble the human voice.

Sabir started playing at an early age under the guidance and supervision of his uncle Ustad Nasir Khan. Ever since Sabir has taken the X axis towards progressing on his skills. He has shared the stage with Ustad Zakir Hussain, Pt. Kumar Bose, and Pt. Anindo Chatterjee. He has also played with artists like ghazal maestro Ustad Gulam Ali, Talat Aziz, and Asha Bhosle.

So, here’s a show that you shouldn’t miss. Book your passes now on MeraEvents

Vimal Mohan

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