The second album by Taraf de Haïdouks, recorded in Romania in 1994.

Reactions were even warmer than for the 1st album (“Honourable Brigands” was for example voted best world music album of 95 by the German critics association). More extensive tours took place, and a 52 minutes documentary on...

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To celebrate their 25th anniversary, acclaimed Rom band Taraf de Haïdouks are revisiting some of the old styles which have enchanted Western audiences on their earlier albums: Gypsy love songs, poignant Romanian ballads and old-school dance tunes, alongside those Turkish-flavoured instrumentals th...

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Maskarada

On this album (their first studio recording since 2001’s acclaimed “Band Of Gypsies”), the world’s leading Balkan Gypsy band tackles classical music!

In the early 20th century, many composers drew their inspiration from national folklore, often borrowing from Roma musicians to create their own vi...

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Dumbala Dumba

Taraf de Haïdouk’s third album was recorded in their home environment of Clejani and in nearby Bucharest. Just like its predecessors, it was produced by Stefan Karo, Michel Winter and CramWorld producer/engineer Vincent Kenis. But this time the Taraf have invited a series of guests to appear wit...

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Released in 1991, this was the first album by the Taraf de Haïdouks. They had never performed outside their region before they were “discovered” by Stéphane Karo & Michel Winter, two young Belgian music fans who fell in love with their music during a trip to Romania in 1990, and who decided t...

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