Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Marco Peris Coppola, percussionist and creative strategist for Balkan brass band Inspector Gadje told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great events happening around the Bay this weekend.
The dozen-plus members of Oakland-based Balkan brass band Inspector Gadje come from all over the world. They’re serious students of Roma, sometimes known as “Gypsy” music, but none of them are actually Roma.
Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week our guest is Marco Polo Santiago: guitarist, accordionist, and founder of the 9-piece cumbia band La Misa Negra.