Spring 2014
From the Editor

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New and Notable

OrnâmatiK: Traditional Eastern European Music with a Funky Twist

By Kef Times Staff, Spring 2014


OrnâmatiK is a group from Ann Arbor, Mich., that plays music from all over the Balkans, including regions of Turkey, Armenia, Greece, and Bulgaria.

Members are: Derek Worthington - trumpet; Andy Warren - trumpet; Eric Schweizer - saxophone, clarinet; Bethanni Grecynski - trombone; Matt Endahl - accordion; Darrin James- guitar; Ben Rolston - bass; Xavier Verna - doumbek; and Drew Schmieding - drum set.

You can get the 7-track album for $7 USD in the digital format of your choice at

Read more about the group here.

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