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World Music Institute features: dazzling Zakir Hussain on tabla and virtuoso sitarist Niladri Kumar!!!

Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
Venue: Town Hall
Text and photos by: Veronique Lerebours (HarmoNYom)

“DazzlingZakir Hussain on tabla and virtuoso Niladri Kumar on sitar delivered to the New Yorkers an incredible and astonishing performance. That was nothing short of majestic to mesmerize the bursting audience! The charisma of both artists, the geniality and creativity of their agile fingers flirting with their respective instruments and the brilliant combination of two gifted maestros where all there!

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Music listings – 10/25 through 10/31

1. Felabration 2010: A Tribute to Fela

Date: Monday, October  25, 2010
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Tel: 347-529-6696)
Ticket: $10 – 12
Genre: Afro Beat/ djing

W/ Ikebe Shakedown and guest Fela’s, including:, Kevin Mambo – star of FELA! on Broadway, Malik Yoba, Bajah of Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew, DJs from the Fela Undustrial Complex: Dhundee, OP!, Dj.Aqbt, and more!!!

Read more about Fela Kuti: https://doobeedoobeedoo.info/2009/11/29/fela-kuti-the-legend-music-activist-from-nigeria/———————— Continue reading

Shujaat Hussain Khan: A Branch of an Illustrious Tree

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2010
Venue: Peter Norton/Symphony Space
Presented by the World Music Institute


Shujaat Hussain Khan (photo by Jack Vartoogian)

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Music listings – 3/8 til 3/14

1. HarmoNYom in association with Drom & WKCR 89.9 FM Present “A VOICE FOR AYITI” – a benefit concert for the women and children in Haiti

Date: Monday, March 8th
Time: from 6:00 PM to midnight
Venue: DROM (85 Avenue A, between 5/6 Street, New York, NY 10009)
Ticket: donation of $20 Minimum (Cash only at door. 100% of the donations will be channeled to Project Haiti & MADRE. 2 great NGOs working for Women & Children in Haiti.)

In the aftermath of the 2001 Gujarat Earthquake & the 2004 Tsunami, the world stood by those affected in India.
On January 12 2010, HAITI has been devastated by an earthquake, and today we all must support the rehabilitation of their lives!

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