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MFAH Artful Thursday – Dr. Hussein Rashid: High Notes

Hussein Rashid, Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University, chats about the Islamic influence in American popular music — from blues and jazz to rock and hip-hop — previewing his lecture, High Notes, this month’s “Artful Thursday” event at the Museum of Fine Art Houston.

Eric Ladau chats by phone with Dr. Hussein Rashid.

Photo by Ali Ansary