Bukharan Wedding Music and Dance

Tofakhon Pinkhasova and Members of the Ensemble Shashmaqam.
Wednesday December 8, 2004. 8:00pm Admission $25.
at the 92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts
New York City

As part of a continuing series of music and dance of the Jewish wedding, this concert is devoted to re-creating the music and dance of traditional Bukharan wedding celebrations. The performance is led by Tofakhon Pinkhasova, the “undisputed master among the current generation of sozandas (female Bukharan musicians who are revered for their artistic mastery and spiritual power.) She is joined by three other leading sozandas, Tamara Kattayeva, Firuza Yahudaeva and Travis Jarrell, and member of Shashmaqam, a Bukharan instrumental group based in Queens.