Tom Pang's blend of bluegrass and traditional Mongolian music has gained him much attention in the Shanghai music scene. Though Pang wasn't the first to come up with the idea, his affinity for bluegrass and his Mongolian heritage make him a natural fit for the hybrid genre.
Master tabla player Zakir Hussain talks to anchor Marco Werman. Hussain's latest project is a collaboration he did with banjo player Bela Fleck and upright bassist Edgar Meyer. Their CD is called The Melody of Rhythm.