Many inches of snow and a cold winter gives you a good excuse to get down to the Russian Baths tonight to enjoy good music made by us, Raya Brass Band and DJ Joro Boro, as well as good Russian food, hot and cold pools, Turkish and Russian Steam rooms, oak leaves, shvitzing and conversation. […]
Balkan Music Night presents a concert and five-hour folk dance party featuring more than twenty Balkan bands and choruses from the Greater Boston area and beyond. Previous dance experience is not necessary. Basic dances are taught during the first half hour of the party; many of the other dances can be followed. Refreshments are provided […]
Trombone, tuba and accordion wizard Jacob Garchik will be joining Raya Brass Band at the Steamy Valentine’s Eve @ Russian Baths. He’ll be subbing for band tubist Don Godwin who’s down in New Orleans playing with the Panorama Jazz Band and other bands over the 2010 Mardi Gras season. Here’s a clip of Jacob recording […]
News From Our Colleagues in the Stumblebum Brass Band: Crazy Ron Caswell is now their tuba player. He’s the man about town with the hair like a chicken’s, often seen wearing a kilt and carrying a gigantic brass instrument. Read on: Dear Stumblebums, Come to our BIG show introducing our NEW tuba player, Disco Ron, […]
Fresh off of some booty shaking gigs the weekend of Golden Fest, Raya Brass Band* hits up Park Slope’s favorite bar/coffeeshop/hang out spot, the Tea Lounge! Come party with us! *Raya Brass Band will be joined by our good friend Reuben Radding on electric bass for this lovely evening. Raya Brass Band @ Tea Lounge […]
Clip from “Ko to tamo peva” or “Who’s That Singing Over There?” Film by Slobodan Sijan 1980
Join Hungry March Band and Raya Brass Band this Sunday night at HORNS FOR HAITI. Guest performances by Djarara (Haitian rara street band based in Brooklyn), Mikerline Afro Haitian Dance + Drum Troupe, and dancer/choreographer Peniel Guerrier. Featuring a special moment with Rev. Billy + The Life After Shopping Gospel Choir. PLUS DJ Sentz: Brooklyn-based and old school. HORNS FOR HAITI Sunday, Jan. […]
Cell phone song! (aka “Sajzerski Cocek”) One of our recent favorites.