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zakir hussain

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by jonas_oxide, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. whoever likes tabla here must check this guy out.
    he does melody with the low-end drum (i dont know what its called) anyway, this guy is insane. try playing with this
  2. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    You should hear some of his early work as an accompanist with shiv Kumar Sharma...His solos are unreal...

    Playing with it is easy as long as you understand the rhythmic cycles that are in play.
  3. Saw him with John McLaughlin last year. His solo stole the show.
  4. Scroller


    Jul 16, 2005
    If you haven't seen it, check out the DVD "Tabla Beat Science" with Zakir and Bill Laswell on bass. Amazon's got it for under 20 bucks...
  5. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003


    Tabla Beat Science -Tala Martix is a very cool disc.

    Give it a listen......HERE

    Scroll down and give "Palmistry" a listen. "Audiomaze" is pretty cool as well.
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I saw him with Michael Brecker, Howard Levy, Victor Bailey and Akira Tana. Insane.

    He's local to the bay area, I think, as I've seen him many times over the years.
  7. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    If anyone likes Jonas Hellborg's recent Indian explorations, he's got a new album, 'Kali's Son', coming out in Nov/Dec. It's a trio of JH, Selvaganesh on kanjira and Niladri Kumar on the 'zitar', a five-string sitar that he runs through all sorts of effects. Sounds promising.