The Balkan Spirit Ensemble consists of some of the best musicians from the world music, folk, Balkan and jazz fields. It is a collaboration of musicians who have dedicated their artistic energy to combining jazz improvisation and traditional folk music. Together they present here a unique and atmospheric journey through the Balkans.
The band combines the melodic and rhythmic lightness of Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian, Northern Macedonian and Serbian folk traditions with the explorative and spontaneous language of jazz. The six musicians present fiery arrangements with masterful improvisations and dynamic interaction at the highest level. Be prepared to cry, shout, laugh and dance on an unforgettable journey through the spirit of the Balkans.
Tonight's feature - Maestro Nedyalko Nedyalkov is one of the most popular representatives of the new generation of Bulgarian folk musicians, who skillfully combines various folk styles of the Balkans and the Middle East, as well as classical, jazz and Latin American music. One of his distinctive performances as a soloist is in the projects of the famous composer Jordi Savall.
- NEDYALKO NEDYALKOV - KAVAL (BG)
- KATYA TASHEVA - VOCAL (BG)
- VLADIMIR KARPAROV - SAXOPHONE (BG)
- DANIEL STAWINSKI - PIANO (DE)
- PETER NITSCH - BASS (DE)
- PETER SOMOS - DRUMS (HUN)