Zakir Hussain’s CrossCurrents to raise funds for Harvey victims
IAA proudly presents Zakir Hussain’s CrossCurrents ensemble at Stafford Centre on Thursday October 26. In view of Harvey calamity, Zakir and his fellow musicians Shankar Mahadevan, Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Louiz Banks, Sanjay Devicha, and Gino Banks have graciously offered to perform the Houston concert without any professional fees. For its part, IAA will donate the entire net proceeds of the concert to a charity to benefit Harvey victims in Houston.

Here is your chance to savor an extra-ordinary concert and at the same time help fellow Houstonians who suffered the rage of Harvey!
Tickets for CrossCurrents are available in person at Stafford Center Box Office with no service charge. Tickets are also available online at Stafford Center website. Pease call IAA at 832.231.3086 if you have any questions.

Cross-Currents JAZZ.

Thursday, Oct 26 | 8pm | Stafford Centre

CrossCurrents featuring Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, Bassist Dave Holland, Saxophonist Chris Potter, Superstar composer/vocalit Shankar Mahadevan, Jazz Pianist Louiz Banks, Guitarist Sanjay Devicha, and Drummer Gino Banks.

A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, Zakir Hussain is well known for his constant explorations of music around the world. His latest ensemble, CrossCurrents, brilliantly portrays inspirations between idioms of JAZZ and Indian music. The ensemble pays tribute to pioneering musicians on opposite sides of the globe who built a bridge which could be traversed in both directions.

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Gaata Rahe Mera Dil: Remembering S.D. Burman.

Saturday, Nov 11 | 8pm | Zilkha Hall of Hobby Center for Performing Arts

Burman Da was an architect of the Golden era of Indian film music. He was connected to the soil of India and this connection is reflected in his brilliant use of folk music of India in film compositions. A Niche Entertainment/Drishti multimedia production, the concert with a celebrated narrator, multiple accomplished singers, and an ensemble of accompanying musicians, will feature melodies from musically popular movies like: Devdas, Bandini, Sujata, Nau Do Gyarah, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Pyasa, Kagaz Ke Phool, CID, Guide, Amar Prem, Aradhna, Abimaan, Mili, Kala Pani, Taxi Driver, Bombai Ka Babu, Meri Surat Teri Ankhen, Tere Ghar Ke Samne, Teen Devian, Jewel Thief, Talash, Prem Pujari, Gambler, Naya Zamana, Baazi, Sharmilee, Tere Mere Sapne, Chhupa Rustam, Prem Nagar, Chupke Chupke, and many more.

Please call IAA at 832-231-3086 if you have any questions.

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The Indo-American Association (IAA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1993 to promote cultural arts of Indian subcontinent in the American context. Our events are targeted at multi-cultural audiences. Membership in IAA is open to anyone who shares the goals of the organization. IAA programming and audience have grown with each passing year. IAA is today regarded a first-rate cultural arts organization by Indo-Americans as well as by mainstream Americans.