This just in from New World ‘n Jazz radio promoters! 1st week out for Balval’s new album “Ten Hand Band” and they were #4 most added on the CMJ World music chart with 5 adds. Here are some quotes from Balval’s previous release, WCS 053 – le ciel tout nu
“World music fans, I implore you to buy this stunning album right now, both for your own sake and to encourage this amazing group to keep their heart-stoppingly great Romani music.- Loli Rokia (soundroots.org)
“This is fun, exuberant, sometimes dreamy, sometimes fiery stuff that bends the categories all over the place. Frank Zappa would be proud.” – Dan McClenaghan (allaboutjazz.com)
“Balval is an astonishingly modern take on the musical language of the gypsies.” – (90.5 FM WICN)
Balval’s album “Ten Hand Band” will be available for purchase everywhere Tuesday, April 29 2014.