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Kočani Orkestar's debut showcases the intoxicating rhythmic thrust and complex melodies of Balkan music. Combining brass and reed instruments with drums and accordions for a sound that turns any Eastern European party into an all-night rager, tracks like the slow-building "Srpsko Oro" and the jazzily syncopated "Nejatov Cocek" are made for communal dancing. A handful of cuts featuring siren-voiced Violeta Filipova are thrilling, but the tuba-driven throb and wild solos of tunes like "Bulgarska Oro" reveal the full power of Balkan brass.


Genre: World

Years Active: '90s

The Balkan brass band tradition may have resulted in dancers throwing all restraint to the wind and cavorting wildly into the night, but it actually came about through the intermingling of two forms of strict military discipline, one from the East and the other from the West. The former is the ancient Ottoman mehter military band, and the latter the familiar Western brass band, complete with tubas, trumpets, and saxophones. This Macedonian brass band, who proudly proclaimed themselves as A Gypsy...
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