Touring together since the early 1980s, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain’s performances are some of the most highly anticipated musical events in India and beyond. Each a living legend, their collaboration stems from a longtime personal friendship and mutual admiration. Sharma is considered India’s greatest living santoor (hundred-stringed Kashmiri folk instrument) player. He has garnered prestigious awards and is a dedicated teacher. Zakir Hussain is one of India’s most renowned cultural ambassadors and a chief architect of the world music movement by way of his historic collaborations, which include The Diga Rhythm Band, Masters of Percussion, George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Béla Fleck, Billy Cobham, Rennie Harris, and his compositions for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
Show Details: Public Multi-cast from the Himalaya Mountain Range. A Tribute to our Mothers (Rupa and Deanne). To uplift the spirits of Libi Kavanah and her son Bobby who is currently in very stressful conditions. He is one of our men and women in Uniform. For Our Men And Women Bravely Serving Over Seas and At Home
Sounds Like: Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, The Beatles, Pink Floyd
Manager: Anand Vyas
Bio: Anand Vyas is an American artist. He has spent a large portion of his life in India, learning the Ragas and Classical Music of India. He is Ustad Sultan Khan's only disciple who plays the Sitar rather than the Sarangi. He is also the innovator of the bowed Sitar. Anand's Ghanda-Bandhan (the tradi...See Full Bio