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Söndörgő (HU) at Alice cph

Posted by JazzDanmark on January 25, 2022

Where

Alice cph
Nørre Allé 7
Copenhagen
Map
+45 50 58 08 41

When

Fri, September 23, 2022
03:00

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About

Please note: The concert is moved to September 22nd 2022

Tamburocket, the title of Söndörgő’s 2014 album, says it all, really. This record, that signaled their international breakthrough, neatly sums up how this Hungarian band sounds. The tambura, a plucked instrument with a bright tinkling sound, takes central stage. The band plays the strings with ferocious energy, breakneck speed and meticulous precision. Four members of the five-piece band belong to one extended family: three brothers (Áron, Benjamin and Salamon Eredics) and a cousin (Dávid Eredics) from Szentendre, a town on the Danube just north of the Hungarian capital Budapest. As the next generation of the musicians who played in the legendary virtuoso band Vujicsics they grew up with the music that is the mainstay of their repertoire – Serbo-Croatian songs and dances. This music is the heritage of people who fled north to escape Ottoman rule, and settled in various Hungarian towns and villages....

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