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Zakir Hussain

  • Is an Indian tabla player, musical producer, film actor and composer.
  • Has been awarded with Padma shri, Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and many more
  • Was awarded the United States National Endowment for the Arts's National Heritage Fellowship, the highest award given to traditional artists and musicians.
  • He is best known as Tabla Maestro
  • He starred in several films specifically showcasing his musical performance both solo and with different bands
  • Hussain is a founding member of Bill Laswell's 'World Music Supergroup' Tabla Beat Science

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