" . . . Radio Banska rips up the file named 'genre' and throws the resultant musical confetti in the air for all to dance around in ! . . . "
Since releasing their first album 'The Balkan Courtesan' ten years ago, Radio Banska has worked tirelessly across the southwest. After the sad passing of founding member Nina Trott, the band went through many personnel changes, finally settling on accordion to replace Nina's missing violin. The mesmerising and darkly Levantine original compositions remain the same !
Marlborough International Jazz Festival St.Ives Jazz Club Bristol Harbourside Festival Bath Fringe Festival Colston Hall Foyer
Teignmouth Jazz Festival Ruskin Mill Arts Centre South Devon Arts Centre The Cause Arts Centre Bridport Arts Centre Upton On Severn Jazz Festival Arts Council Rural Touring 2012 /14/15 Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival Thornbury Arts Festival
The Plough Arts Centre Black Mountain Jazz The Bell The Canteen The Left Bank Bakerstreet The Bebop Club
The Cornerhouse The Square & Compass Ashburton Live Iford Manor Devizes Festival
" . . . an extraordinarily powerful band -
a kind of Levantine zeppelin . . . "
" . . . a delight of fusion jazz - often surreal, always hard-driving . . . "