“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


On March 4th 2017, two years into their cross cultural and continental collaboration, Inspector Gadje and Ismail Lumanovski have released their first CD together: LIVE AT KAFANA BALKAN. There’s been a buzz from the start for this pairing, which consistently draws sold out crowds for all-night sweat soaked dance parties propelled by high energy, soaring, funky, dirty, ecstatic brass.  Now those sounds, energy, excitement, sweat, drama, love and emotion can in some way make it out of the live dance party and into the party anywhere with a sound system