San Sebastian, Spain – Airea is the new album by
“albokari” (Basque horn player)
Ibon Koteron, from Biscay. Airea features alboka (Basque horn)
accompanied by various world rhythms and sounds. A total of
12 new pieces.The album was produced by Kepa Junkera
and features Ruper Ordorika (voice), Iñaki Plaza and Ruben Isasi Etxak (percussion),
Faltriqueira (Galicia, voices), Solledona (Corsica, voices), Pekka
Westerholm and Heikki Syrjänen (Finland, liru, mankeri), Roston
Kuchichian (Armenia, duduk), Gilles Chabenat (France, hurdy gurdy),
Andrea Pisu (Sardinia, laudeddas).
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. 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.