Imuntzo and Beloki Explore the Sounds of Urola

San Sebastian, Spain – Imuntzo and Beloki, the renowned pair of Basque accordionists has compiled old themes composed by historic accordionists from the Urola region (Guipuzcoa), playing them with the same spontaneity and freshness of their predecessors. The title of the album is Ganbaran bai (Elkar, 2004).Along with the two essential instruments (the diatonic accordion and the tambourine), Imuntzo and Beloki have used a series of instruments currently not in use, such as bottles, the case of the accordion or the kettledrums…
The album contains 23 lively songs you can dance to, suitable for anybody who likes fun and fiestas.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.