Performers

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GroupDescriptionPerformersWebsiteListen or PurchaseDonations
101 Kaba Gaidi and TupaniBulgarian bagpipes and drumsMatthew Parks, Yordan Kolev, Kiril Ketev, Richmond Johnston, Lubomir Smilenov, Craig Kurmada, Ken Genetti
Jeanne Clifford, Ralph Knag, Irene Treesong, Boris Iliev, Konstantin Marinov, Bonnie Silver
https://goldenfest.org/ybvny
https://www.facebook.com/101KGNY
https://www.facebook.com/yordan.kolev.562/posts/3341405272552525
https://www.facebook.com/yordan.kolev.562/posts/3341466609213058
Ashlae Blume BandaRoma and Balkan folk and fusionAshlae Blume, Moses Eder, Oliver Watkinson, Maria Makedonska, Brett Brothwellhttps://ashlaeblume.bandcamp.com/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADCmVfJWU9g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGDXhGCVOgQ
https://powderkegboom.bandcamp.com/
Aya Safiya & Tano BrockTraditional music from Greece and AlbaniaAya Safiya, Tano Brockhttps://www.ayasafiya.com/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-ofVKvffl8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU774Uus-d8
Backyard JamBackyard BalkanMichael Ginsburg, Belle Birchfield, Seido Salifoski
BAT TrioTurkish classical musicAdam Good, Beth Cohen, Tev Stevig
Cherven TraktorTraditional Bulgarian dance musicNikolay Kolev, Donka Koleva, Belle Birchfield, Michael Ginsburghttp://www.gadular.com
Da! MozhemBalkan dance music and songAlan Moore, Lew Smith, Holly Thuman, Paul Litsky, Joyce Clyde, Barbara Saxton , Nettie, Wijsman, Sonne Lemke, Glynis Hawley, Radmila Zaric, John Burke, Rich Tuckerhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/124839560886441https://www.facebook.com/groups/124839560886441
Facebook Da! Mozhem
Dance TeachingSteve teaches a dance, then we dance to the music. Repeat.Steve Kotansky
DolunayTurkish musicJenny Luna, Adam Goodhttp://www.dolunay.bandcamp.comhttp://www.dolunay.bandcamp.comVenmo: @Jenny-Luna-2, PayPal: jennyluna.luna@gmail.com, Zelle: 9567845580
DunavaBalkan choirDina Trageser, Jenny Sapora, Olivia Gunton, Hila Lenz, Jen Morrishttps://www.dunava.org/https://www.dunava.org/
https://dunava.bandcamp.com/releases
https://www.youtube.com/user/dunavasings
GogofskiMacedonian musicDavid Golber, Ken Hiatt, Henry Goldberg, Kasia Sokallahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhSMoQpiK2g
Greek JudasHard Rock take on old Greek RebetikaWade Ripka, Adam Good, Nick Cudahy, Chris Stromquist, Quince Marcumhttps://www.greekjudas.comhttps://greekjudas.bandcamp.com/releases
https://www.greekjudas.com/snippets
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ey1qtqJvmY
IhtimanskaBulgarian and Turkish music reinterpretedAriane Morin, Yoni Kastonhttps://ihtimanska.comhttps://ihtimanska.bandcamp.com/
https://ihtimanska.com/
KavalaMusic from Greek MacedoniaMichael Ginsburg, Lefteris Bournias, Morgan Clark, Belle Birchfield, Jerry Kisslinger, Matt Moran
KefBalkan dance musicCody Simmons, Alex Lowe, Sarah Ennes, Nisha Calkins, Sharon Rogers, Ken Sokolovhttp://www.balkanmusic.orghttp://balkanmusic.org/folk.htm#cd
Kehilla Community Klezmer BandJewish festive and dance musicMike Perlmutter, Ivan Velev, Ilana Sherer, Shulamit Wise Fairman, Julie Batz, Sharon Grodin, Whitney Dorman, Ron Cohen, Sam Saxe-Taller, Michael Saxe-Taller, Rebecca Spiro, Nelson Max, Sheella Mierson, Julie Saxe-Tallerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I18XdEwZCwA&feature=youtu.be&t=8
Lauren Brody's Accordion BytesBulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian songs and dance tunesLauren Brodyhttp://songofthecrookeddance.com/http://songofthecrookeddance.com/
MadarkaEastern European music esp. Klezmer and RomaHarry Sweet, Dushka Ramic, Karl Raake, Jim Luckner, Fre Atlast, Meghan Quinn http://www.madarkaband.comhttps://madarkaband.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd30LXNRh-TvQ7UPXsM2Wow
Marjorie & MelindaMacedonian traditional songs with tamburaMelinda Hunt, Marjorie Selden
Milorad GolijanSerbian traditional dance music on accordionMilorad Golijan
Mountain LionsBalkan and Turkish dance music on saxes and drumMatt Moran, Peter Hess
Musiki PareaGreek & Turkish village and urban stylesLaura Blumenthal, Joe Condie, Wendy Cutler, Erika Gerson, Kate Gerson, Mark Hamiltonhttps://goldenfest.org/musiki-parea/
https://www.facebook.com/Musiki-Parea-105323680677
https://www.facebook.com/Musiki-Parea-105323680677
NivaMacedonian village style ensembleKristina Vaskys, Corinna Snyder, Bridget Robbins, Emily Gellerhttps://youtu.be/k0HhSUkfHCA
https://youtu.be/e2GbYVYfpk0
https://youtu.be/QQqm-MvWHmg
Novi Hitovi Brass BandBrass bangers from the Balkans and beyondAaron Kisslinger, Matt Moran, Ella Fine, Daniel Stern, Daniel Schleifer, Felicia Goldberg, Nathan Wolman, Abdulrahman Amer
Orchester PraževicaMusic of the lower Danube areaTomáš Drgoň, Zacharie Serlét, Jim Hannahhttp://www.prazevica.com
ROSA vocal groupSerbian traditional singingAleksandra Denda, Shilpa Ananth, Astrid Kuljanic, Carolina Mama, Raquel Rivera. Video by MAX WEST from Listen 2 This! http://www.rosavocalgroup.comhttp://www.rosavocalgroup.compaypal.me/aleksandradenda
Sarma Brass BandBalkan brass band musicTano Brock, Aya Safiya, Andrija Gavrilovic, Tyler Hauer, John Cushing, Aaron Kisslinger, Michael Prentky, Joe Ricard, Ali Kartalsuna, Panos Georgakopoulos, Alber Baseelhttp://www.sarmabrassband.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYWyJefIOQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAUInYBXEgM
Scott Wilson & EfendiMid East musicScott Wilson, Dorit K. Eleni, George Vikoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCJrCX8tZIQ&feature=emb_logo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olD81LwVQZY&feature=emb_logo
SlavejBalkan folk musicCarol Silverman, Mark Levy, Cody Simmons, Michael Lawson, David Bilideshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmmbv5wRQBVUNgu1__Ou99Qhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw10n8wvrAs&feature=youtu.be
Slavic Soul Party!Balkan brass funkMatt Moran, Peter Stan, Kenny Warren, John Carlson, Peter Hess, Tim Vaughn, Adam Dotson, Kenny Bentley, Chris Stromquistslavicsoulparty.com
SviračiMacedonian and Bulgarian folk dance tunesLewis Smith, Melissa Miller, Jim Little
The Rosen SistersInternational folk dance tunes on twin fiddlesAmberly Rosen, Ariana Rosenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfQ7RLMLMro
Vassil Bebelekov - a tributeRhodope kaba gajda (Bulgarian low bagpipe) & world musicBill Cope, Petar Aleksiev, Dan Auvil, Jeanne Clifford, Bruce Cochran, JoAnn Gentry, Craig Kurumada, Kostya LaPasha, Mark Levy, Ann Mosconi, Jim McGill, Varol Saatcioglu, Anton, Shekerjiev, Loretta Yam, Wobbly Worldhttps://VassilBebelekov.memorialpaypal.me/billcope
VeselbaBulgarian and Macedonian folk songs and dance musicIan Price, Norm Rosen, Linda Levin, Joan Hantman, Laura Yee, Marko Danilovski, Ian PriceVenmo: ianpricebey@gmail.com
Vila NavioPortuguese traditional music reinterpretedAndré Coelho Rodrigues, Cláudio Mendes da Silva, Marco Quaresmahttps://open.spotify.com/album/2Y8okDELPKNC32CEYVEdcx
https://vilanavio.bandcamp.com/
Wind of AnatoliaTurkish folk and pop musicIsmail Siglam, Evrim Cicek, Songul Cicek, Afsar Barlas, Musab Kara, Hakan Kayahttp://www.windofanatolia.com
Y.A.M.M.S.Roma music from Serbia and MacedoniaDaniel Schleifer, Jesse Shearer, Sophie Kropf, Kat Harris, Anna Goldberg, Antanas McMullen, Niko Long, Jo Benomar, Peter Sieck, Asher Ferholt-Wirz, Raya Ferholt-Wirz, Marta Bartholomew, Felicia Goldberg, Luke Slomba, Ariana Harris, Lizzy Dargie, Daniel Stern, Aaron Kisslinger, Ella Fine, Adrian Sieck, Sarah Ferholt
Yasna Voices NY Bulgarian Women's ChoirBulgarian women's choirVlada Tomova, Melinda Hunt, Karen Matthews, Marissa Arciola, Mara Kravitz, Annie Beliveau, Bitzi Gerasimova, Marta Sarandeva, Lemon Guo, Elyse Dubin, Larkin Grimmhttps://goldenfest.org/ybvny/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlbHP2RGAjo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEEODihQyuE
Young Bulgarian Voices New YorkBulgarian traditional songsZora Boyadzhieva, Nedyalko Ketev, Ivanka Hadjiska, Yana Kalinkova, Catherine Springer, Ivona Caroll, Petya Magleva, Paul Olson, Jayne Reed, Deirdre Good-Rees, Hristo Shehov, Leonardo Delev, Vanessa Delev, Ivo Serbezov, Edisson Loukipoudis, Gancho Ganchev, Rositca Gancheva, Stefania Stoychevahttps://goldenfest.org/ybvny/
Zabava!Izvorno and chalgija music from Macedonia and BulgariaAnastasia Barkett, Bill Cope, Janie Cowan, Tom Farris, Hilary Musaji, Michele Simon, Corinne Sykeshttps://www.facebook.com/ZabavaInternationalhttps://www.youtube.com/c/CopeacabanaVenmo: @michelesimon77 PayPal.Me/michelesimonvoice
Zlatne UsteBalkan Brass band musicBelle Birchfield, Morgan Clark, Marian Eines, Sarah Ferholt, Michael Ginsburg, Laine Harris, Emerson Hawley, Jerry Kisslinger, Seido Salifoski, Matthew Smith, Daniel Stern, Melinda Hunt and Aaron Kisslingerhttps://www.facebook.com/ZlatneUste/https://www.reverbnation.com/zlatneustebrassband/Venmo @MatthewZUSmith