Mostar Sevdah Reunion

Mostar Sevdah Reunion is a musical ensemble from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina playing almost exclusively sevdalinka and gipsy music.


The band is composed of experienced musicians and often collaborates with renowned musicians in the field of gipsy music: they made two albums with Šaban Bajramović and two albums with Ljiljana Buttler. Ljiljana frequently toured with the band until her death in 2010.


The band was formed by Dragi Šestić in Mostar in 1998. The band started out as a group of local, talented and experienced musicians -old friends, who made a reunion in summer 1999 for the recording of the first album.


Their first CD was released 1999. Since then they became a real-world music attraction performing at various world music festivals and receiving a number of music awards.


The band consists of: Mišo Petrović (guitar), Sandi Duraković (guitar), Nermin Alukić Čerkez (vocal and guitar), Marko Jakovljevic (bass), Senad Trnovac (drums), Vanja Radoja (violin) and Gabrijel Prusina (piano)



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