We had a lot of fun shooting this video with the Etsy folks a couple of weeks back down in DUMBO. The video promotes their upcoming Craft Party 2011.
“The power is literally in your hands. Call on your local community to celebrate creativity June 10, 2011. This event is yours for the making! Etsy.me/CraftParty2011
Special thanks go out to the Raya Brass Band, who performed the Can Can live in the video above. Raya Brass Band does it on the dance floor in 7/8, 9/8, 11/8, 9/8+7/8, 11/8+7/8 and good old 4/4, mashing up the music of Eastern Europe with American dance grooves. Featuring odd meters, unusual scales and a fine helping of gorgeous Balkan and Romany (Gypsy) melodies played on reeds, trumpet, accordion, tuba and drums, Brooklyn favorites Raya Brass Band brings the East European wedding party music wherever it pops up.”
Kickstarter campaign: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rayabrassband/raya-brass-bands-new-album
Etsy Store: http://rayabrassband.etsy.com