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The Unpredictable Balkan Jazz of Boris Kovač

Boris Kovač & La Campanella – Eastern Moon Rising

Boris Kovač & La Campanella – Eastern Moon Rising (Riverboat TUG1076, 2014)

Eastern Moon Rising showcases the multi-faceted music side of saxophonist and composer Boris Kovač and his band La Campanella.

On Eastern Moon Rising you’ll hear fascinating musical pieces where Serbian traditional music easily morphs into smoky lounge jazz, tango, blues, Romanian doina, avant-garde rock, French waltz, and unexpected twists and turns.

Yhr aslbum lineup includes Boris Kovač Boki on soprano and alto saxophones and vocals; Vukašin Mišković Vuki on acoustic and electric guitars; Goran Penić Gogi on accordion; Miloš Matić Miki on double bass; and Lav Kovač Laki on drums.

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New Boris Kovac Release: World After History

Boris Kovac – World After History

Berlin, Germany – With his new band La Campanella, Boris Kovac, composer, instrumentalist and multimedia artist from the Vojvodina part of Yugoslavia, presents the first spin-off from his critically acclaimed La Danza Apocalypsa Balcanica project. According to Piranha Records, World After History – A Pannonian-Mediterranean Round-Trip (PIR-CD1997), a natural hybrid of Pannonian and Mediterranean elements, opens up wide spaces of sentiment, indulging in nostalgia, joy, tristesa, romantic enthusiasm and melancholy alike: “I can’t change or stop history – but I can make it pause for a moment, the time it takes to play the record.”

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