“An instant party atmosphere..." — San Francisco Chronicle
"the Bay Area’s powerhouse Balkan brass ensemble" - the mercury news
"...Oakland based dance orchestra that plays Roma brass music from the Balkans, performs an upbeat and infectious brand of music." - TEDMED
Kafana Balkan June 10th - with Frank London
GRAMMY-Winning Klezmer Trumpet Maestro Frank London ( of the Klezmatics) Collaborates with Inspector Gadje at Kafana Balkan. Opening the night: Little Egypt (Turkish style Bellydance) and DJ Željko.
Saturday June 10th Doors at 9, show at 10pm @ The Rickshaw Stop, S.F. 155 Fell St. San Francisco, CA .
pre-sale link - ADV TIX $22 / DOORS $25.
Trumpeter/composer FRANK LONDON is a member of the GRAMMY-winning Klezmatics. This multifaceted musician’s resume runs deep: album producer for Macedonian Roma legend Esma Redžepova, music director for David Byrne and Robert Wilson’s the Knee Plays, and performer with such acts as John Zorn, LL Cool J, Mel Torme, Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy, LaMonte Young, They Might Be Giants, David Byrne, Jane Siberry, Ben Folds 5, Mark Ribot, Maurice El Medioni and Gal Costa. Frank London has been featured on over 100 cds; his own include Invocations (cantorial music); Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars; Nigunim and The Zmiros Project (Jewish mystical songs); The Debt (film and theater music); The Shekhina Big Band; soundtracks to the Shvitz and Divahn; and Hasidic New Wave