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Finally, photos by Oresti Tsonopoulus on the following sites can be used without permission. From 2012:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/oresti/sets/72157628922090217/, and from 2011: http://www.flickr.com/photos/oresti/sets/72157625713592741/.
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www.orestimusic.com, which can be linked to. Further Information
All photos on this page should be credited to Margaret Loomis.
JR Hankins leads the Brooklyn based Balkan brass band Veveritse (The Squirrels)
The What Cheer Brigade brings their brass and persussion craziness from Providence, RI
Brooklyn based Slavic Soul Party! plays Balkan brass rock fusion for dancing
Frank London, Eva Salina Primack, Peter Stan, and Ron Caswell play smoky Balkan songs
Souren Baronian is known for his jazz influenced Balkan taksims (long wandering solos)
Sisters Ariana and Amberly Rosen play Balkan dance tunes as a sideline to their classical careers
On stage antics of the Yuri Yunakov Bulgarian wedding band with Sal Mamudovski on clarinet
Steve Kotansky dances to the group Zurli Drustvo, playing the piercing double reed Macedonian zurlas with tupan (or darabuka), a double sided drum
Dancers fill up The Grand Ballroom to Bulgarian village folk music by the group Lyuti Chuski (Hot Peppers) from Washington, DC
The West Philadelphia Orchestra playing Balkan dance tunes
Traditional designs are applied at the henna booth in the bazaar (“charshija”) on the balcony
Pesnopojka, Bulgarian women’s song with gadulka, a Bulgarian bowed fiddle, and tupan (or darabuka), a double sided drum
Loretta Kelley plays the Norwegian hardingfele for dancing from Telemark, Norway… a far North “Balkan” country ;-)
Balkan finger food, “meze”, is part of the deal Further Information