As We Speak: Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer
Featuring Rakesh Chaurasia
DATE: Saturday, Nov. 4, 8pm
LOCATION: Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center
Four powerhouse musicians – bluegrass banjo legend Béla Fleck, Indian classical music tabla master Zakir Hussain, Western classical music double bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer and on the Indian bansuri, Rakesh Chaurasia – come together on stage for a unique, collaborative musical experience in As We Speak. Hear how the group glides easily between the cerebral complexity of Indian rhythm and the gut-level groove of a funky bass line – underscoring the wide range of musical influences at their command.