KEVIN FERGUSON / BALKAN & BEYOND/LIVE AT COSTELLO'S:
This is the latest CD (just released!!!! April 29, 2008) by composer and instrumentalist, Kevin Ferguson
(See below for
how to get on the
sheet music transcriptions).
NEW AUDIO SAMPLES BELOW:
Last updated October 26, 2008
Ferguson's latest CD release, "BALKAN & BEYOND/LIVE AT COSTELLO'S," is his first live album. Lara Triback plays hand percussion instruments.
In this live album of Balkan, Near and Middle Eastern Dance music, some tunes are laced with improvisation while others are arrangements of the traditional melody in cases where dances match the melody. Sounds of dancers dancing and audience members clapping and singing to the music can be heard as well.
- 1) Opa Cupa (Eastern Europe)
Jorge and Willow of Underscore Orkestra can be heard singing the verses and along with the audience on the chorus.
- 2) Rachenitsa Medley (Balkan, 7/16)
- 3) Aparanee Par (Armenia, 5+5+4/16;5/16)
- 4) Gazaira (Egypt)
- 5) Abdala (Balkan)
- 6) Yamil Abaya (Iraq)
- 7) Dafino Vino Tsrveno (Macedonia, 7/16+5/16)
Jorge of Underscore Orkestra can be heard on harmonica.
- 8) Lesno Improv (7/8)
- 9) Meshano Oro (Original 64 beat tune: 3+2+2+3+2+2+2+3+2+2+3+3+3+2+3+2+3+3+3+2+3+2+3+2+2+2)
- 10) Olimpijski Chochek (Balkan, 9/16)
- 11) Makedonsko Devojche (Macedonia, 7/8)
- 12) Buchimish (Balkan, 15/16)
- "...energetic, dance- and party-orientated, hypnotic, tempting, seductive and impetuous. " - Mikolaj 'Nicolo' Furmankiewicz, HMP Magazine's
Department of Virtuosity
- Available now at
GroupieTunes.com has every track of nearly every album listed.
- Call Timbuktunes (Portland, Oregon, USA): 1-503-239-0179
4726 SE Hawthorne Boulevard • Portland, Oregon USA 97215 •
BALKAN & BEYOND/LIVE AT COSTELLO'S Liner notes about the music, etc. (Coming soon, Under construction)
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OTHER SLIGHTLY RELATED URL's
Kevin Ferguson's Home Page
DeBone Music's Catalog including other CD's by Kevin Ferguson.
- CD 1:
Violin music (Bach, Paganini, more) on electric guitar: STRAD TO
STRAT, Kevin's first CD.
- Ferguson's second
CD: EXOTIC EXTREMES electric guitar versions of gypsy, Balkan, Mid-Eastern and other tunes (audio samples).
- CD 3:
Progressive World, including electric & acoustic guitar arrangements of classical, world
(Balkan, Hindustani classical rag, etc.) and original music.
An original fusion of energetic and adventurous rock, world, classical and other genres on electric and acoustic guitars:
RESTLESS RECKLESS AND WILD, Kevin's forth and latest CD.
- CD 5:
Piano Concerto, Symphony & Sonata Just released (April 22, 2008)! All original classical genre compositions.
- CD 7:
STRAD TO STRAT II: ELECTRIC VIVALDI (November, 2008) All original classical genre compositions.
- How To Learn To Play
Music Of Unusual Genres , Ferguson's column for Guitar Nine.
- Mastering Odd, Complex Time Signatures And Rhythms, Updated and
Contribution to a Deep Purple Tribute: Woman from Tokoyo + Saint
Saens' Samson and Delilah/Bacconale = Woman from Gaza
Approach To Learning And Teaching Guitar
- Kevin's Interview with
"Guitar Nine" interviewed Kevin (Feb. '97 Issue).
Equipment Kevin Uses
World Music with many links and audio samples.
- Folk (sheet) music of The World: Richard's Tunebook listed by Country & Type.
- List of Guitar Societies in U.S.
- The Flamenco Guitar Home Page
- The Portland Guitar Society
- Guitar playing (Lots of Tab, misc.)
- The Classical Guitar Home Page
- NW Music (Music of Oregon, Washington, Idaho)
Music on Guitar
- Vintage Guitar® magazine