Liveact at RadArt #10, Ljubljana

RADART excerpt - Morocco, live in Ljubljana 7th of May, 2019 from Andrej Kocan on Vimeo. In April and May 2019 I went for a short field work to Morocco and recorded a few Gnawa jam sessions with local musicians hanging out at Dar Gnawa in Tangier. This is the...

Kalinga Academy

Rehearsals for the annual Kalinga festival at the Kalinga academy hall in Lubuagan. Kalinga is one of the indigenous people in the mountainous area of northern Luzon,...

Macedonian echo from Jesenice

And here my first movie on a Macedonian bagpiper, this one living on Slovenia. It entered an official selection at the Ethnographic film festival Kratovo, Macedonia. On a roadtrip to the festival I found another bagpiper living in his native environment and together...

Bagpipes and Drums

Please check out my new video! In a remote village in Macedonia lives a bagpiper who is still keeping the tradition alive. His spirit is high, although his music is rarely heard these days. He speaks about how it used to be and plays a couple of old local songs. If...

The Other Side of China trailer

Filmed in China, mostly minorities of Yunnan and their music, with additional improvisation on guqin and Kazakh songs recorded in Shanghai. It is a part of experimental work of exploring traditional musics of the world and trying to bring it to the general audiences...

Lu Xiaozi – improvisations on Guqin

As my roommate in the dorm was a student of the guqin I was lucky to learn from him many details about this music, the style, the performance practice and philosophy behind it.