The Zig Zag Orchestra is a world and pop music group from Kosovo. Here’s their great song “Ti dhe une“, with Anjeza Shahini a pop musician from Albania:
Category: Balkan and Jewish/ Klezmer
Music from the U.S. – Beirut
Some Beirut music again… ;) After presenting you Elephant Gun, here’s “Nantes“:
This was a great Music-Suggestion from Machiavelli, thanks!
Music from the US – Beirut
Beirut is an american band from Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music combines elements of Eastern European and Balkan folk with Western pop music, fusioning the American mainstream and indie-rock culture and the World Music market. Here’s their song “Elephant Gun“:
Music from the U.S. – Bar Kokhba
Bar Kokhba is an american Klezmer Jazz ensemble from New York from John Zorn. Here’s their song “Gevurah“:
This was another Music-Suggestion from Stromgeist, thanks!
Music from Germany – Karsten Troyke
Karsten Troyke is a german chanson-singer, who’s famous for his yiddish songs. Here is his song “Budapescht“:
Music from Hungary – Kistehén Tánczenekar
The song “Virágok a réten” from the Hungarian pop band “Kistehén Tánczenekar”,one of Hungary’s most popular bands, is a classical Hungarian folk dancing song.
Music from Norway – Bente Kahan
Bente Kahan, a Norwegian solo vocalist was born 1958 in Oslo and is best known for her renditions and productions of Yiddish folk music and plays. Here is Kinderjohren, a yiddish song from Cracow:
Music from Germany – Das Blaue Einhorn
The German band “Das Blaue Einhorn” was founded 1991 in Dresden, they are playing Fado, Klezmer, Tango, Chansons, Rebetiko and Romani music. Here is their song “Nach Suden”, what means to the south: