Artist Profiles: László Major

László Major decided to become a violinist when he was five years old. After studying classical music he specialized in the music of the Balkans and became an internationally acknowledged virtuoso of the styles of the region. He played in Hungary’s famous folk groups such as Zalka Dance Ensemble (1976-1978) and the Hungarian National Folk Ensemble (1986-1988).

Since 1997 he has been working with Joel Rubin Jewish Music Ensemble. He joined Etnorom in 2005.

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.

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