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Branislav Bato Andonov

New York City based Modern Gypsy Jazz Guitarist, Branislav Andonov aka ‘Bato The Yugo’, is known for leading NYC’s most original and authentic modern progressive yet traditional Gypsy ensemble and for collaborations in concerts and recordings with first rate and legendary Jazz performers including Paul Motian, George Garzone and Steve Swallow. Significant in his artistic expression is the direct referral to and original interpretation of the true Gypsy and Slavic music heritage and legacy, devoid of any of the cliches oh so typically associated with popular musics expolitation of anything, often unrightfully labeled Gypsy.