We flew into Thessolinikki and boarded our new tour bus heading for the mountains of Northern Greece. Mountains, lakes, Rivers, great food, and even greater people. The love and support we received on this leg of the tour was off the charts. Thankyou Antonis Varvatsoulias from the Foundation of Thracian Art & Tradition for introducing […]
Greece was wonderful! Currently in Tirana, Albania, we are nearing the end of our tour. I think I can speak for the whole band by saying we are tired, but our hearts are full. I am going to post photos and video from the tour through the mountains of Northern Greece and the fantastic workshops […]
Its not just a song for me… Take a breath…and you will see why the Blues has the power to be… a healing song…a healing song. – Eli Yamin
Thankyou again Ruxandra, Emil, Peter, Julie, Lucian, Lia & Adina & Alexis!! We will never forget you and your kindness. Please keep in touch!!! Excerpt from our blues rhythm workshop in Oradea. Thankyou Alexis for filming. The Doodle-lah Eli Teaching the 6/8 groove feel Please check out Eli Yamins bolg @ eliyamin.com/blog
Thankyou Lia and Adina for everything, and thankyou TWISTER for the band T-shirt.
Brasov was the bomb! We hit the rhythm road and drove into the mountains of the Transilvania region. It was a beautiful and bumpy ride on old roads and winding hairpin curves as we wove our way up to Brasov. Our accommodations were right in the middle of town, and our beautiful hotel was appropriately […]
I have my whole Taye Go Kit plus bare essential hardware in a 20 inch hard case and a 16 inch(thick & insulated) tom bag. A little heavy and awkward, but I was able to carry everything in one shot from the cab to check in without a cart or a porter. I was overweight […]
“Diplomacy and jazz are based on the same principle: improvisation on a theme.” – Richard Holbrooke U.S. U.N. Envoy The Origin The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad, today produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, has earned a rich and distinctive standing […]