The Experimental Band Trio

Experimental Bandura Trio CD

Experimental Bandura Trio, 2000

Music Review of the Experimental Bandura Trio by Dr. Marcia Ostashewski, published in The Ukrainian Weekly (October 15, 2000; No. 42, Vol. LXVIII)

The Experimental Bandura Trio, featuring Julian Kytasty, Mike Andrec, and Jurij Fedynsky, pushed the boundaries of bandura performance from the group’s outset, combining traditional bandura influences with innovative playing techniques. The group’s 2000 album, which is discussed in the review linked below, succeeded in “[bringing] the bandura to a more global forum and [raising] its profile from a folk to an Art Music instrument.”

To read the full review in the Ukrainian Weekly online archives, please click here.