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  • Kepa Junkera and Sorginak: "Drakian"

    On the opening day of the 2016 Folklife Festival, Basque trikitixa (accordion) sensation Kepa Junkera headlined the Ralph Rinzler Concert Stage, accompanied by five of the Sorginak. In this song “Drakian” from their 2016 album Maletak, Garazi Otaegi performs a solo dance and jumps on the txalaparta, a xylophone-like instrument traditionally made of wooden cider making parts.

    Videographers: Andrea Curran, Helen Lehrer, W.N. McNair, Michelle Mehrtens, Claudia Romano, Ryan Shank, Albert Tong
    Editor: W.N. McNair

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