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Fanfare Ciocărlia

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Fanfare Ciocarlia
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Release: 07th March 2005

Cat. Nr.: CD-ATR 0605
Format: CD
Total playing time 57:36
File under:
Romania/ Brass/ Gypsy
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World Music Charts EuropeBBC World Music Awards"We are magicians of music and in Zece Prajini the ancient secrets of Gypsy magic live". When the enslavement of Romania´s Gypsies officially ended in 1864 tens of thousand fled the nation for new horizons. Several thousand landed in the United States, often settling in the black ghettoes of the Southern US states, where they continued to make music. Ioan, Fanfare Ciocărlia´s oldest member and group historian, once answered when asked if jazz was a big influence on the Fanfare, "Who´s to say our cousins who went to the US didn´t help invent jazz?" On Ancient Secrets this matter and other mysteries of Gypsy magic are set forth.
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Musicians

Costica "Cimai" Trifan - trumpet, vocals, Pancirel "Panjo" Constandache - trumpet, vocals, Radulescu Lazar - trumpet, vocals, Oprica Ivancea - clarinet, alto saxophon, Ioan Ivancea - clarinet, Daniel Ivancea - alto saxophon, Constantin "Pinca" Cantea - tuba, Monel "Gutzel" Trifan - tuba, Constantin "Sulo" Calin - tenor horn, Laurentiu Mihai Ivancea - baritone horn, Costel "Gisniaca" Ursu - large drum, Nicolae Ionita - percussion

SPECIAL GUESTS: Jony Iliev - vocals (track 5 & 13)
Florin Ionita - akkordeon (9, 11 & 13)
Grigorescu Calin - banjo, guitar (7 & 9)

Titles

1. 007 (James Bond Theme) 3:10 / 2. Alili 4:17 / 3. Sirba moldoveneasca 3:36 / 4. Caravan 4:24 / 5. Ma Maren Ma 3:52 / 6. Hora arabeasca 3:56 / 7. Golden Days 3:57 / 8. Lume Lume 4:27 / 9. Sandala 2:58 / 10. Moldavian Mood 3:26 / 11. Hora evreiasca 4:23 / 12. Time Out 0:20
13. Godzila 4:27 / 14. Ibrahim 4:01 / 15. Rumba de la Iasi 2:49 / Alili (radio version) 3:50

Total playing time 57:36

 

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This production was recorded, mixed & mastered by Marc Elsner at Headroom Studio Berlin.