Friday, December 5, 2008

Your Daily Lick: Brass Menažeri

Vranjski San (self-released)

By Nate Seltenrich
Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:54 AM

Horns run amok on this Balkan brass band's second effort, a menagerie of sax, clarinet, trumpet, truba, trombone, sousaphone, and much more fused with exotic melodies, a preponderance of energy and pep, and, on occasion, entrancing female vocals. A few songs wander a bit, but that's a minor blemish on an otherwise praiseworthy release.

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