Ken Zuckerman, sarod
Ken Zuckerman, internationally acclaimed as one of the finest sarod virtuosos performing today, has also been called “…one of the world’s most eclectic masters of improvisation.” He completed thirty-seven years of training under the rigorous discipline of India’s legendary sarod master Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, up to the maestro’s passing in June 2009. He also performed with Maestro Khan in numerous concerts in Europe, India, and the United States.
T.J. Troy, tabla
Grammy® Award-winning artist T.J. Troy combines an eclectic knowledge of percussion from around the world with his innate musicality to create a distinct and powerful voice in the world of contemporary percussion. He is one of the most prominent North American practitioners of the North Indian tabla, having received training for nearly 2 decades under Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, and has appeared at some of the most prestigious festivals of world music across the globe.