17: Two Generations

Garry Bassin
Sep 17 · 8 min read

“I didn’t know you could play trumpet that way” — Miles Davis (when attending the Guča Festival as a visitor)

We decided it was time to explore Balkan brass bands and what better people to hook up with than Boban and Marko Markovic. In years past, at the famous and crazy Guča Trumpet Festival (Dragačevski Sabor) Boban’s band had won “First Trumpet”, The Best Orchestra” and “Golden Trumpet”. They performed music for Emir…