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HOW TABLA MASTER ZAKIR HUSSAin FIRST DISCOVERED JAZZ

December 28, 2016 | by SFJAZZ

Zakir Hussain and Pharoah Sanders at Grace Cathedral, 1996 San Francisco Jazz Festival

Tabla master, 2017 SFJAZZ Gala honoree Zakir Hussain recalls his first encounters with jazz in India, and his first collaborations with American jazz artists after moving to Marin County 45 years ago, as told during his tenure as a 2014-15 SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director.