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Aga Khan Master Musicians - "Tashkent" (Official Audio)
Listen to Aga Khan Master Musicians' “Tashkent,” from their Smithsonian Folkways album 'Nowruz.' Like the city that inspired it, “Tashkent” is cosmopolitan, energetic, and sprawling. Each artist brings their own musical traditions and insights to the piece, which come together into an invigorating exploration of a sonic city. Featuring: Wu Man - pipa Basel Rajoub - saxophone Sirojiddin Juraev - dutar Jasser Haj Youssef - viola d'amore Abbos Kosimov - doira Feras Charestan - qanun Purchase/Stream: Smithsonian Folkways: Bandcamp: All other platforms: In Nowruz, their accomplished debut album, the Aga Khan Master Musicians (AKMM) draw on music from Central Asia, China, the Middle East, and North Africa to create a strikingly original body of work where living musical traditions meet and meld. Acclaimed virtuosos on their respective instruments, the six members of AKMM deftly blend pipa, qanun, dutar, viola d’amore, saxophone, and a panoply of percussion into a soulful new musical language that comes alive in these eloquent performances. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Support our work! Become a Friend of Folkways: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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3 min 3 sec
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