Hussein Janmohamed: Ismaili musicians build connections across faith and culture

Hussein Janmohamed: Ismaili musicians build connections across faith and cultureIn 2004, Hussein Janmohamed found himself overcome by the incessant hooting of matatus near the Likoni Ferry terminal on Mombasa Island in Kenya. A cacophony to some, the privately owned minibus-taxis sounded harmonious to Janmohamed’s ear. Melding with their hooting was the overlay of adhan from neighbouring masjids.

Together, the matatus and the adhans were a musical inspiration to Janmohamed, who was at the time teaching at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa

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