Fri, May 13, 2011 - Page 14 News List

Music: Musical masala

By David Chen  /  Staff Reporter

Also joining the musicians this weekend is the Lebanon-born, Chicago-raised Jamal Mohamed, a teacher and percussionist based in Texas and a bandmate of Sriji’s — the two work together in a quartet called Brahma. Mohamed plays the doumbek, a goblet-shaped hand drum used in the Middle East and North Africa, and has a wide-ranging resume that includes performances with Sting and violinist Mark O’Connor.

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