Quarter Royale

Quarter Royale is primarily a blues band, but the sounds and styles of two of the band members’ native Bosnia can be easily detected in their music. Formed in 2012 by Tucson residents Hamdija Ajanovic (vocals, guitar) and Goran Miletic (drums), Quarter Royale brings together years of performing and recording experience, finding inspiration in traditional … Read more

Mzekala Balkan Ensemble

We have been together roughly 30 years. We meet weekly to practice and research. The current founder/director is Barb Whittlesey. We sing because the complex rhythms, modal scales, and close harmonies “speak” to us. We enjoy sharing our discoveries about the songs and traditions with our audiences. Many of our songs come from the dance … Read more

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