Homage to Vamvakaris – Brighton

Born on the island of Syros in 1905, from the humblest of roots, Markos Vamvakaris became revered as the Godfather of Rebetiko music. His uniquely simple way of playing the bouzouki together with his deep, earthy, ‘metallic’ voice became the iconic sound of Rebetiko music. “We all, we are but branches of a tree. Markos is that tree”. -Mikis Theodorakis The musicians of the Rebetiko Carnival 2016 will present and […]