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Zane Dalal conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra with Zakir Hussain, John Patitucci, Danilo Pérez, and Brian Blade @ Koerner Hall (Jan 24, 2020)

Legendary tabla master, Zakir Hussain, and jazz trailblazer/bassist, John Patitucci, brought an extraordinary program conducted by Zane Dalal, Associate Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India. This included the Canadian premiere of Hussain’s tabla concerto, “Peshkar”, and the world premiere of Patitucci’s “Hypocrisy”. The pieces also included an orchestra and famed jazz stalwarts Danilo […]

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TIFF: JUNUN with Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express @ TIFF Bell Lightbox (July 18, 2018)

Junun are the supporting act for Radiohead’s current North American tour and a behind-the-scenes 2015 documentary by Paul Anderson. Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, who had been living in India for over a decade, was contacted by Radiohead  guitarist  Jonny Greenwood, who told him he admired his music. When planning their collaboration, they agreed on things they would not do; for example, Greenwood […]

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