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Arts & Entertainment - February 10, 2006

East meets West

Rich blend of musical styles and influences expected at Pan-Asian Music Festival

by Diana Reynolds Roome

Salman Ahmad builds bridges with a passion, which is fitting because the name of his band, Junoon, means "state of passion" in Urdu. He's the founder, lead guitarist and singer of the pioneering Pakistani rock band that has attracted thousands of Muslim, Hindu and Sikh fans to its concerts.

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