"We will show the world that Pakistanis are artists, not terrorists."
(Violin/harmonium/conductor of the Sachal Ensemble)
Bilal Cibo Matto Nels Cline Jim James
Seu Jorge La Marisoul Sean Lennon
Wynton Marsalis Madeleine Peyroux
Becca Stevens Meryl Streep
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
Bilal Cibo Matto Nels Cline Jim James Seu Jorge La Marisoul Sean Lennon Wynton Marsalis Madeleine Peyroux Becca Stevens Meryl Streep Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
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'Song of Lahore' is the companion album to the documentary of the same name by Andy Schocken and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. The film tells the story of a group of musicians called the Sachal Ensemble struggling to survive in the oppression and brutality of modern day Pakistan. The album features collaborations between the Sachal Ensemble and a plethora of guest artists including Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Sean Lennon, Wynton Marsalis, Nels Cline of Wilco, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Madeleine Peyroux, Cibo Matto, Becca Stevens and iconic actress Meryl Streep.