bouzouki


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bouzouki

a Greek long-necked stringed musical instrument related to the mandolin
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Of course, no parent could ignore the obvious signs and when her father noticed his daughter's interest he quickly bought her a bouzouki -- an instrument which has since become her trademark.
"An enormously talented musician and an influential bouzouki player and founding member of De Danann, Alec helped bring Irish music to the attention of a global audience.
Farandouri and her band will be joined on the stage by bouzouki player Alexandros Karozas as a special guest in Sunday's concert, whose program will also feature songs by Eleni Karaindrou and 20th-century songwriters Manos Hatzidakis and Vassilis Tsitsanis.
Knowles is one of Ireland's top fiddlers as well as a composer and arranger, Boarders is a world-class bouzouki player and singer, and O'Hare is a player and prominent proponent of the uilleann piping tradition.
Also featuring Simon Nicol (guitar and lead vocals), Chris Leslie (fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki and lead vocals) and Gerry Conway (drums and percussion) the band has seen more than a few line-up changes over the years, but the change in personnel has contributed to both its longevity and success.
Le public algerien qui s'est deplace nombreux a non seulement apprecie, mais il a fait aussi une belle decouverte de quatre musiciens, Amir John Haddad (oud arabe, saz turc, grec bouzouki), Diego Galaz (violon, strohviol, scie, mandoline), Hector Tellini (basse) et Pablo Martin Jones (percussions, batterie).
The evening started with a traditional piece, followed by a fired-up, triple bouzouki up-beat Macedonian tune in a strange time signature.
Next to Martin, in charge of guitar and mandolin, you will find an array of likeminded musicians including Dan Crisp on vocals, acoustic guitar and bouzouki, drummer George Lindsay and Richard Beesley on saxophone and clarinet.
Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O'Leary present traditional and original folk songs with close harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements on bouzouki, guitar and mandolin, a press release says.
"300 Gems of Irish Music For All Instruments" is a widely varied, carefully sampled collection of familiar Irish tunes for traditional Irish instruments, including fiddle, flute, tin whistle, uilleann pipes, harp, button accordion, piano accordion, melodeon, concertina, harmonica, tenor banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, cittern, guitar and hammer dulcimer.
The group comprises vocals, accordion, fiddle, bouzouki, bass and percussion working together on Smith's original compositions that draw on a variety of influences from French Mazurka to Galician Muinera.
Performed by San Francisco talents Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor, who go by the team name "Noctambule", Travel in Shadows brings time-tested lyrics to fresh new life through the stirrings of guitars, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, button accordion, and much more.