Who is the No 1 tabla player in the world?

The pre-eminent classical tabla virtuoso of our time, Zakir Hussain, is appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon and one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians.

What is Ustad Zakir Hussain famous for?

Bio. Zakir Hussain Allaraka Qureshi was born March 9, 1951, in Bombay, India. He is the son of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan, a well-known Indian tabla player. Zakir started playing the tabla as soon as he could reach across the drums.

Who is the famous tabla artist?

10 amazing facts about tabla genius Zakir Hussain. By India Today Web Desk: One of the greatest tabla players, Zakir Hussain was born on March 9 in 1951. Hailed as India’s most famous percussion artist, Hussain has also proved his mettle in composing music for films and also acting in a few.