Raya Brass Band

 AlisonBrockhouse and Bryan Chang’s documentary film Brasslands was shot at an annualbrass band festival in the Serbian village of Guca. As anyone even marginallyinterested in “world music” knows, Balkan brass bands have proliferat.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Some time in the last half of the 20th century, Yugoslavian brass band musicians found their way to the Crescent City at Mardi Gras. After listening intently to the marching parade bands, they returned home determined to fuse the sound of N... more

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