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ORCHESTRA BAILAM - Non occidentalizzarti
Non occidentalizzarti

Fy 3009

Dunya Records
1 CD

Genoa’s ORCHESTRA BAILAM are back with a new CD that’s full of surprises, as rich in novelty as it is in rock-solid tradition. Active since 1989 (itself no mean achievement) the group came together through a series of concerts, encoounters and collaborations, and their new CD Non occidentalizzarti features a repertoire that is as much the fruit of their passion for the music of the balcans as of their own compositional efforts. After a number of upheavals the group’s current lineup comprises Franco Minelli (chitarra, 6 and 8-string bouzouky, oud, vocals), Edmondo Romano (soprano and alto sax soprano, clarinet, flutes), Roberto Piga (violin), Laca Montagliani (accordion), Luciano Ventriglia (drums, derbouka, percussion), Riccardo Barbera (double bass) but on the CD they are joined by a number of guest musicians. The sheer joy they take in music making is clear from Non occidentalizzarti ‘s very first track Mussakà, the work of Franco Minelli. Beautifully played and arranged, the CD draws on a well of folk song from Macedonia, Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria with particular attention to the Yiddish tradition..The general atmosphere is one of a festive encounter between different cultures whose rhythms and melodies have for centuries been blown about and mixed by Mediterranean winds. From kletzmer to rebetiko, Balcan fanfares to citations from Arabic music, Non occidentalizzarti features a nice variety of moods and sensations, often connected by sampled radio broadcasts and ironic cabaret-style curtain calls, such as the one which ushers in the album’s title track. On this CD ORCHESTRA BAILAM show once their casual mastery in steering a course through the currents of the Mediterranean and, more importantly, chart some new routes of their own in the process.



from CD Ye Katama Hod
27 October 2017 - h:20.30
Rätschenmühle e.V. Geislingen Schlachthausstraße 22
Geislingen - Germany

28 October 2017 - h:20.30
Feuerschloesschen Bad Honnef
Bad Honnef - Germany

29 October 2017 - h:20.00
Alberto NA Turra w. Keter
Nublu. New York City, NY - Usa
Cchant Festival 2017- Release Party - " It is preferable not to travel with a dead Man)

04 November 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
40 years anniversary concert
Teatro Ambra
Alessandria - Italy

26 November 2017 - h:20.30
Gochag Askarov & Pierre de T
november 26, 20:30 at Eglise Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre (Paris 5e)

26 November 2017 - h:20.30
Gochag Askarov & Pierre de Tregomain - Mugham Souls -live

20:30 at Eglise Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre (Paris 5e)

04 December 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Cinema Teatro Don Natale Leone
Albisola Superiore (SV) - Italy

16 December 2017 - h:17.00
Arturo Stalteri

Via Garibaldi 25 torino

17 December 2017 - h:17.00
Tre Martelli
Auditorium Gambarina Museum
Alessandria - Italy

23 December 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani & Mario Pirovano
“Invexendo de Natale”
Teatro Sociale di Camogli
Camogli (GE) - Italy

27 December 2017 - h:21.30
Melech Mechaya
Tivoli BBVA
Lisbon - Portugal

29 December 2017 - h:21.30
Melech Mechaya
Casa da Música
Porto - Portugal