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Traveling The World
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Ukraine
Influences: Balkan , West European , Jewish
Genres: contemporary folk, world music, ethno-fusion
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About: Traveling the World 2016
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Traveling the World – contemporary folk / world music band from Rivne, Ukraine. (Founded in 2015)

Our music is a way to connect traditions with modernity. In absolutely non-standard manner we combine ancient ethnic tunes of different regions all over the world with modern music standards, jazz improvisation, contemporary composition and with progressive music trends of nowadays.

Ethnic features of every song underlined with characteristic rhythmic patterns and special sound qualities of acoustical instruments while electronic elements provide influence of modernity that helps to integrate unfamiliar listeners into traditions of world music.

We are six:

Volodymyr Piddubnyk – clarinet, EWI, bandleader

Mykola Piddubnyk – piano

Max Drum – drums, percussion

Zhanna Bychkovska – vocal, electronics, percussion

Tymofiy Mulyarchuk – bass

Sergiy Mostovyi – hammered dulcimer

In our first album “ANCIENT. Vol.1”(2016) we performed Celtic, Klezmer, Middle East music, tunes from Ukraine, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, ancient Slavic melodies and some more. Music that presented in album mostly instrumental while our latest works are songs that more influenced by Jazz.

Our main aim is Traveling the World with our music!