The Front Row, Friday, 4/18/2008

Pianist Michael Zuraw performs music by Villa-Lobos in the KUHF Performance Studio in anticipation of the next concert on the APERIO: Music of the America's series. We also hear from percussion master Zakir Hussain as he prepares to bring his 2008 Masters of Percussion tour to Houston...

Michael Zuraw is the Founder and Director of the APERIO: Music of the America's series. He plays music by Villa-Lobos and talks with KUHF's St. John Flynn in anticipation of the recital, Suenos de Chambi: Snapshots for an Andean Album. It's Sunday afternoon at 3:00 at the Sicardi Art Gallery.  Listen.  Download.

Percussion Master Zakir Hussain talks via telephone with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson. Hussain brings the 2008 edition of the Masters of Percussion tour to Houston this Sunday evening at 6:00 in the Wortham Center.  Listen.  Download.

Naomi Carrier is a playwright, director and an actress. She is the author of the play Little Slave for Sale. Her Talking Back Living History Theater company will present it in conjunction with this year's Houston International Festival.  Listen.  Download.