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Brothers of Baladi

The Brothers of the Baladi have been playing Middle-Eastern music from their Portland base for over 20 years. These days, they are playing with a special urgency, hoping that their music will bridge the cultural gap between the U.S. and the Middle East. ART BEAT visits with Michael Beach and Michael Kearsey who have driven this band to national prominence.

First Broadcast: 2005
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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Laura Ross-Paul; Brothers of Baladi (709)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #709
Original Broadcast: November 24, 2005