Dean Brown
Folk music & dance, specializing in Balkan, Bulgarian, Macedonian, International.

Member of: Balkan Fields, The Berance Band, Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Divi Zheni Accompanists, Druz(h)ina, Goats & Roses (also group contact), Goats Just Wanna Have Fun (also group contact), No Borders Beranche Band, Rakiya (also group contact), Rent-A-Reka (also group contact), Shining Moon (also group contact), Sladka (also group contact), The Bleat Goes On, Zdravets, Zornitsa
Contact:
ERASETHISddeanbrown AT comcast DOT net
+1-617-926-7971
34 Hillside Rd.
Watertown MA 02472
Appeared at NEFFA 2020:
International Dancing for EveryoneDB Friday April 24, 9:00pm to 9:50pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
"If you can walk, you can dance!" Come and learn dances in different styles from different countries. You might even learn some words in a foreign language!
International Folk Dance NS Friday April 24, 10:00pm to 11:30pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Dancing from all over Europe and a few other countries.
Beranche: Basic and Bodacious BalkanDS Saturday April 25, 6:00pm to 6:50pm, Commons B [show on grid]
Learn the footwork and styling to several dances in the Beranche uneven-five rhythm (SQQSQ). Amaze your friends by knowing what to do when the band plays one of those wonderful tunes.
Balkan and Int'l Dance PartyNS Saturday April 25, 9:00pm to 10:05pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Balkan and International dance party with Sladka
Balkan Dance PartyNS Saturday April 25, 10:15pm to 11:30pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Balkan dance party with Rakiya
More Wonderful One-Figure Balkan DancesDB Sunday April 26, 10:00am to 10:50am, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Come learn some wonderful single-figure dances from the Balkans! No complicated calls or step changes, all only two or three measures, and all very accessible, but not all simple -- you can cover a lot of ground when each measure has 18 beats!
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 26, 11:00am to 11:50am, Commons B [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles. Most of the dances we do are easy to pick up!
Intro to International Folk DanceTB Sunday April 26, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, Room 136S [show on grid]
Come and learn dances from many countries, with a special focus on the Balkans, and enjoy beautiful live music!
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 26, 4:15pm to 5:30pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Easy Bulgarian line dances; music by Zornitsa, a men's Bulgarian singing group with instrumental accompaniment.

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