Masters of India


World Music Institute & the Indo-American Arts Council Present


STARING: Pandit Jasraj Balamurali Krishna Zakir Hussain Vikku Vinayakram When: 8:00 PM, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1999 Where: Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, New York City
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This special program features four of the most esteemed artists in Indian classical music: Pandit Jasraj, who is internationally acclaimed for his extraordinary 3 1/2 octave range and rich renditions of the highly improvised North Indian khyal; Balamurali Krishna, an Immensely popular vocalist and prolific compassr who has reigned at the forefront of South Indian music for the past five decades; the inimitable Zakir Hussain, one of the most formidable tabla (drum) players in Indian music; and Vikku Vinayakram, South India's leading ghatam (clay pot) player. Mr. Hussain will accompany both vocal maestros; the concert will also feature a riveting percussion duet. Pandit Jasraj, Balamurali Krishna and Zakir Hussain were all part of the acclaimed Music Festival of India concert at Carnegie Hall in the fall of 1997.



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