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Reviving a culture one tune at a time

Kal, a Serbian Gypsy band, pays homage to Roma music while mixing it up with other genres. Kal, a Serbian Gypsy band, pays homage to Roma music while mixing it up with other genres. (mike bowring)
By Andrew Gilbert
Globe Correspondent / September 19, 2008

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The Serbian Gypsy band Kal is on a mission to save Romani culture from kitsch, discrimination, and assimilation. In addition to jaw-dropping musicianship, the seven-piece combo's primary weapons in the fight against marginalization are rock 'n' roll attitude and dogged resistance to stylistic ghettoization. (Full article: 781 words)

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