Family Matinee: Zakir Hussain

Family Matinee: Zakir Hussain
Event on 2015-10-11 11:00:00
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

No one artist has done more to cultivate and expand the reach of Indian classical music than tabla master Ustad Zakir Hussain. In his first year as Resident Artistic Director at SFJAZZ, Hussain will present a pastiche of his recent explorations with jazz and world music while sharing the wealth of his masterful skills with young audiences. This special performance will highlight the genre-defying artistry of one of the world’s most prolific percussionists.


Family Workshop w/ Doug Goodkin & Friends
Joe Henderson Lab, 12:15-1:15pm

Families will enjoy this interactive experience with renowned Orff music expert and educator Doug Goodkin along with Sam Heminger, Joshi Marshall and Micah McClean. Using percussion instruments, families will explore various world rhythms along with jazz and blues made accessible for all levels. Appropriate for all ages!


Capacity is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign ups take place at a table in the lobby on the day of the concert.


A limited number of free tickets are available to Bay Area school or community groups. If you are interested in bringing your school or community group to a Family Matinee, please fill out our ticket request form.

"The peerless North Indian tabla player…favors an impish strain of virtuosity. " — The New York Times

"It’s hard to imagine a better champion for Indian classical music in the West than Zakir Hussain. " — San Jose Mercury News

201 Franklin Street
San Francisco, United States

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