Accordion maestro Ionica Minune and his six-piece
instrumental band unite masters of the violin, cimbalom,
piano and contrabass. Their performances are renowned
for their unique fusion of rhythm and elegance, joy and
depth, and abstract, dream-like qualities while incorporating
elements of jazz, Gypsy, classical, and traditional
Ionica Minune (°1959), whose real name is Ene Gheorghe, was born into a Romanian Gypsy family. An autodidact child prodigy, Ionică gained musical experience while performing with one of the most famous traditional tarafs in Romania. During the 1990s, he enchanted French audiences with his mix of jazz and traditional sounds, and since then, he has toured in Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan and Malaysia. Today, Ionica is one of the most respected accordionists in the world.
Ionica Minune: accordeon/ Turturica Cristinel: cimbalom/ Marius Gore: double bass/ Miele Bibescu: clarinet/ Ninel de la Braila: violin/ Marian Alexandru: violin/ Tiuleanu: guitar