Performance Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 8 PM

Zakir Hussain
Celtic Connections

The Pulse of the World

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
A legendary tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain returns to Carnegie Hall for The Pulse of the World, a fascinating fusion of Indian and Celtic music. Joined by all-star Indian and Celtic musicians, The Pulse of the World reveals the close melodic and rhythmic connections shared by both traditions. Hussain was a founding member of the groundbreaking jazz fusion ensemble Shakti and has performed with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, and Van Morrison.


  • Zakir Hussain, Tabla
  • Rakesh Chaurasia, Bamboo Flute
  • Charlie McKerron, Fiddle
    Patsy Reid, Fiddle
    Matheu Watson, Guitar
    John Joe Kelly, Bodhran
    Additional artists to be announced


"Jai Taal"
Zakir Hussain, Tabla
Living Media

This performance is part of Around the Globe.

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