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The Family Elan

Mary Ann Kennedy with music from across the globe, plus a session from Yorkshire band The Family Elan, led by bouzouki player Chris Hladowski and his sister, Stephanie Hladowski.

Mary Ann Kennedy with music from across the globe, plus a studio session with Yorkshire-based band The Family Elan.

The Family Elan are led by bouzouki player Chris Hladowski and his sister, the singer Stephanie Hladowski, who both also play with other bands such as A Hawk and a Hacksaw. Their chief influence is traditional music from Eastern Europe, and they freely adapt old songs heard from field recordings into new compositions, giving them a kind of 21st-century Polish-Yorkshire slant. Their new album 'Bow Low Bright Glow' came out earlier this year.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Fri 10 Sep 2010 23:15

Music Played

  • AfroCubism

    Al Vaiven de mi Carreta

    • Afrocubism.
    • World CircuitWLWCD085.
  • Asmara All Stars

    Ykere Belni

    Performer: Feat. Temasgen Yared

    • Asmara All Stars.
    • Out Here Records OH016.
  • Hanneke Cassel

    Dusky meadow/Sandy Cameron/Stress Bay/Miss Charlotte Alston Stewart's

    • For Reasons Unseen.
    • Cassel records HJC2009.
  • Crooked Still

    Locust in the Willow

    • Some Strange Country.
    • Signature Sounds SIG2029.
  • Jah Wobble

    Asa

    • Welcome to my world.
    • 30 Hertz 30HZCD32.
  • Jah Wobble

    Outbreak

    • Welcome to my world.
    • 30 Hertz 30HZCD32.
  • Cowboy Junkies

    A walk in the park

    • The Nomad Series Renmin Park Vol. 1.
    • Proper Music PRPCD072.
  • Studio Session

    • Family Elan

      Meet me in Yon Valley

      Performers: Chris Hladowski (bouzouki/guitar/vocals); Stephanie Hladowski (vocals/recorder/tambura/percussion); Mark Hearne (percussion); Seth Bennett (double bass)

      • BBC Recording by sound engineers by Michael Bacon and Louise Cunningham.
    • The Family Elan

      I creep along the walls

      Performers: Chris Hladowski (bouzouki/guitar/vocals); Stephanie Hladowski (vocals/recorder/tambura/percussion); Mark Hearne (percussion); Seth Bennett (double bass)

      • BBC Recording by sound engineers by Michael Bacon and Louise Cunningham.
  • Moishe's Bagel

    Uncle Roland's Flying Machine

    • Uncle Roland’s Flying Machine.
    • Eachday Music EDMB03.
  • Michael Marra

    Happened in the Mist

    Composer: Michael Marra, Arr. Robert McFall

    • Recorded live on tour 2010.
    • Delphian Music DCD34092.
  • Angus nicolson Trio

    Ivan's

    • Lasses that baffle us.
    • FOTS Records FOTS2.
  • Escape

    At the Summit

    Performers: Jenna Reid; Bethany Reid

    • The Story of Jan Baalsrud and the Shetland Bus.
    • Lofoten records LOFCD001.
  • Amit Chaudhury

    Good Vibrations

    • Found Music.
    • Babel Vortex bvor1089.
  • Studio Session

    • Family Elan

      Besh El Ghawazee

      Performers: Chris Hladowski (bouzouki/guitar/vocals); Stephanie Hladowski (vocals/recorder/tambura/percussion); Mark Hearne (percussion); Seth Bennett (double bass)

      • BBC Recording by sound engineers by Michael Bacon and Louise Cunningham.
    • Family Elan

      Yaz Cite (Tartar Lullaby)

      Performers: Chris Hladowski (bouzouki/guitar/vocals); Stephanie Hladowski (vocals/recorder/tambura/percussion); Mark Hearne (percussion); Seth Bennett (double bass)

      • BBC Recording by sound engineers by Michael Bacon and Louise Cunningham.
  • Super Rail Band of the Buffet Hotel de la Gare, Bamako

    Kongo Sigui

    • Kongo Sigui.
    • Label Bleu/Indigo LBLC2581.
  • AfroCubism

    Mali Cuba

    • Afrocubism.
    • World CircuitWLWCD085.

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