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Various Artists / World of Gypsies: VOL3
Album:World of Gypsies: VOL3 Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:02/2004
Label:Arc Music Inc. 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-04-19 Pull Date:2004-06-21 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:6 Jun30 May16 May9 May2 May
Airplays:21232

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 22 Jul 10:Abra
Abra's Airwaves
4.Tue, 01 Jun 04:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
2.Tue, 22 Jun 04:DR D
Sun in Libra, Moon in Pisces
5.Fri, 28 May 04:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
3.Fri, 04 Jun 04:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
6.Fri, 14 May 04:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2004-04-14 
[coll]: WORLD OF GYPSIES, VOL. 3
Arc Music, 2004

As advertised, here’s a collection of music from a wide range of Gypsy communities, stretching from Morocco to Russia. Quite varied, but with an emphasis on jazzy stuff. Some of this has already been through the A-File (1, 3, 6), but those tracks are worth a second listen. Mostly excellent stuff.

Fo’s picks: 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11

1. 4:34 – Romania: uptempo brass band w/infectious beat, hot solos
2. 4:44 – Hungary: very folksy, nice with great backing vox, speeds up!
3. 7:55 – Russia: strong violins/accordion; jazzy medley of familiar tunes
4. 4:38 – Spain: smooth-jazz/flamenco hybrid. Highly talented drivel.
5. 7:48 – Morocco: mid/uptempo, steady bounce, call/response vocal
6. 5:45 – Serbia: live brass band; slow, a bit sad, fine trumpet+clarinet
7. 6:02 – Wallachia: whee! crazy-fast violin & cymbalom, nice fem vocal
8. 5:10 – Germany: happy swing instrumental; great café music
9. 4:18 – Bulgaria: husky/reedy male vox, good rhythm & clarinet solo
10. 4:50 – France: straightahead jazz guitar + piano, blues-based bop
11. 3:45 – Germany: upbeat violin-led swing, light and airy

[ Fo ] - 4/14/04

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Fanfare Ciocarlia Iag Bari
2.Kanizsa Csillagai Fa Nye Mama
3.Talisman Gypsy Soul
4.I Gitanos Amando
5.Groupe Sidi Mimoun Guafla
6.Markovic, Boban Orkestar Ederlezi
7.Buza, Maria Piatra, Piatra
8.Titi Winterstein Quartett Hunn, O Pani Naschella
9.Iliev, Jony & Band Godzila
10.Lagrene, Bireli Blues for Ike
11.Weiss, Hans'che Ensemble Se