Tag: Edgar Meyer

SMF fave Chris Thile’s Newshour interview, plus a preview of “The Goat Rodeo Sessions”

Chris Thile has become a mainstay of the Savannah Music Festival each spring. Tonight PBS will feature “The Goat Rodeo Sessions”, a collaboration of mandolinist Thile, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bluegrass fiddler Stuart Duncan, and bassist Edgar Meyer. That lineup is worth a couple of wows.

Zakir Hussain and his Masters of Percussion: an exhilarating SMF performance

Exhilarating. Theatrical. Dynamic. Awe-inspiring.
Those are just a few words that come to my mind as I try to describe last night’s Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion in the Trustees Theater in a beautifully produced Savannah Music Festival show.

Tonight at the Savannah Music Festival: Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion

When the Savannah Music Festival lineup was released months ago, I bought tickets as soon as they went on sale to a handful of shows, including one tonight: Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion. I’ve seen Zakir Hussain play the tabla…