MEET THE MUSICIANS
GUNDULA STOJANOVA GRUEN
VIOLIN & VOCAL
Gundula is a virtuoso violinist, singer and ethnomusicologist who has travelled extensively, researching Balkan Romany music and transcribing melodies that she learned first-hand from Romany and folk musicians.
Alexandar was born in Rousse, Bulgaria. He began learning the accordion when he was 7 years old, developing an interest in folk music in his early teens. Later, he studied classical music and folklore...
Sass graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Drums and Rhythm from the Academy of Contemporary Music in 2004. For several years Sass also has studied under Zohar Fresco, one of the leading pioneers of rhythm today
Jeremy is a founder member of Tatcho Drom. He first learned acoustic guitar at age 12 and went on to study classical guitar and renaissance lute. Later he attended masterclasses and courses with Gypsy guitarists Benjamin Czureja and Olivier Kikteff.
Fraser began receiving cello lessons from his father at the age of 8. He played with numerous bands, orchestras and ensembles throughout his teenage years in Glasgow, before studying music at the University of Sheffield, specialising in composition.