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Jakhongir Shukur

All the way from Uzbekistan, Jakhongir Shukur is a composer, conductor and a tireless advocate for the new.  In 2004 he co-founded the Omnibus Ensemble, one of the most engaged and important avenues for new music in Central Asia, helping to make Tashkent into a center of musical activity and exploration. He is composing a new work for Bang on a Can All-Stars bassist, Robert Black.

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