Performer Biographies

Plucked Strings

Bowed Strings

Matthew Montfort Thumbnail Habib Khan Thumbnail Zhao Hui Thumbnail Bui Huu Nhut Thumbnail Georges Lammam Thumbnail Patti Weiss Thumbnail Jim Hurley Thumbnail Moses Sedler Thumbnail
Matthew Montfort
(bandleader, scalloped guitar)
Pandit Habib Khan
(sitar)
Zhao Hui
(gu zheng)
Bui Huu Nhut
(dan bau)
Georges Lammam
(Arabic violin, vocal)
Patti Weiss
(violin)
Jim Hurley
(violin)
Moses Sedler
(cello)

Percussion

 

 

 

 
Salah Takesh Thumbnail Faisal Zedan Thumbnail Ian Dogole Thumbnail Vishal Nagar Thumbnail Aditya Kalyanpur Thumbnail Ferhan Qureshi Thumbnail Jim Owen Thumbnail Arshad Syed Thumbnail Debopriyo Sarkar Thumbnail Tapan Bhattacharya Thumbnail Emam Thumbnail
Salah
(Arabic percussion)
Faisal Zedan (Middle Eastern percussion) Ian Dogole
(global percussion
Vishal Nagar (tabla) Aditya Kalyanpur (tabla) Ferhan Qureshi (tabla)
Jim Santi Owen
(tabla, ghatam)
Arshad Syed
(santur, tabla)
Debopriyo Sarkar
(tabla)
Tapan Bhattacharya (tabla) Emam
(tabla, percussion)

Vocals

Keys

Winds

 

 

Multi

 

Dance:

Irina Mikhailova Thumbnail Doug McKeehan Thumbnail Mindia Devi Thumbnail Manose Singh Thumbnail Liu Qi-Chao Thumbnail   Bui Huu Nhut Thumbnail Mohammed Nejad Thumbnail Alan Tower Thumbnail Benjy Wertheimer Thumbnail Estara Mask Thumbnail Sapphira Thumbnail
Irina Mikhailova
(vocals)
Doug McKeehan
(keyboards)
Mindia Devi Klein
(flutes, gamelan)
Manose Singh
(Himalayan bamboo flutes)
Liu Qi-Chao
(Chinese winds)
  Mariah Parker
(santur, piano)
Mohammed Nejad
(Persian instruments)
Alan Tower
(didjeridu, guitar, huaca)
Benjy Wertheimer
(tabla, esraj, vocals)
Estara
(dance)
Sapphira
(world dance, violin)