Umar Zakaria

This week, Namnita chats with Umar Zakaria, Jazz composer, double bassist-extraordinaire and Recorded Music NZ’s 2018 Jazz Artist Of The Year. They chat traditional Malay music, what it means to be a New Zealand-Malay person & his song "Asli".

Podcast produced by Eastern Sound Collective in conjunction with Radio Active.FM

Executive Producer: Nadia Freeman

Technical Producer: Karnan Saba

Presenter and Artist Liaison: Namnita Kumar

Made with support from NZ On Air Music

Tracks used throughout:

Umar Zakaria - Asli

Umar Zakaria - Landing

Saloma - Selamat Hari Raya

Umar Zakaria & Radio Active.FM - Active Live LTA recording

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