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Black Masala

Black Masala

World / Brass/ Balkan/ Funk/ Dance! Washington, DC  US



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  • SereJazz (Artist)
    Love your music! Love the gypsy groove on "Mesecina" and the burlesque vibe on "Knockin' "! They're my faves! Best, ~Sere
  • Mia Lotus (Artist)
    Mia Lotus
    Great music! Love the brass and the exotic feeling :)
  • Raylene Waye (Artist)
    Raylene Waye
    great sound & style here :) cheers from Sydney!
  • Fuze The Mc (Artist)
    Fuze The Mc
    nice tracks enjoyed them


  • Artisphere 2013'
  • Rock and Roll Hotel 10/4/13


Sounds Like: Slavic Soul Party!, Gogol Bordello, Beirut, DeVotchKa, Luminsecent Orchestrii

Bio: Brassy Washington DC-based multicultural outfit, Black Masala, is part of the new generation of go-anywhere brass bands. You can hear this sound all over the world now – from New Orleans (Hot 8) to Belgrade (Boban & Marko Markovic), Paris (Fanfarai) to Cotonou (Gangbe Brass Band), and right here ...See Full Bio

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"Black Masala puts a face-melting brass section to work on rhythms as varied as Balkan beats, New Orleans jazz, indie rock and Appalachian roots music. The thread connecting it all? Party music." - Fritz Hahn, The Washington Post, 7/01/14

— Washington Post

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