At this year’s Asian/Pacific American Heritage Festival, you can experience the meeting of East and West. One of the biggest draws this year will be Pakistani rock group Junoon, which blends traditional Sufi, or Islamic mystic music, with rock. Junoon, which is wildly successful both in Pakistan and abroad, has been compared to Led Zeppelin and Santana. While steeped in rock, singer Salman Ahmad doesn’t forget his heritage, mixing traditional drums and tunes in with guitar riffs. Ahmad, who is also a doctor, a UN Goodwill Ambassador and a spokesman for peace, spent his childhood split between Lahore, Pakistan, and New York, so he came to the mixing of sounds and... More >>>