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Taraf de Haidouks - Band of Gypsies

Advantages: Fast, lively, talented, rare sounds
Disadvantages: None that I can think of except it might be difficult to understand lyrics

...Firstly a little bit about the band as I notice there is a distinct lack of reviews about them. Taraf de Haidouks are the Buena Vista Social Club of Europe, they're unbelievably talented musicians from a small village in Romania. The band line-up changes ...

dangaroo 28.04.2008 · Read full review
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Roby Lakatos and his Ensemble

Advantages: Awesome playing and musicianship. Easy listening.
Disadvantages: Perhaps not for the 'purist' folk music lover.

...In this, their first CD, Roby Lakatos (violin) and his Ensemble (consisting of piano, guitar, cymbalon, double bass, and another violin) take their listeners on an exhilarating journey through a variety of gypsy-inspired musical styles. Their flair, char ...

gregorg 06.02.2004 · Read full review
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Driven to Disappointment!

Advantages: None, well a few laughs
Disadvantages: Everything

As I am a fan of Peter Kay I was really looking forward to seeing this DVD which states on the back that it is hilariously funny. I was so disappointed with it. The main feature is a 25 minute short film called Two Minutes. This features Peter Kay pla ...

sewbizzie 10.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Famous Hungarian Gypsy Tunes - Andras Farkas, Jr.

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