Half a million people descend upon a tiny Serbian village for the 50th anniversary of the world's largest trumpet festival. Brasslands chronicles the cultural and musical collisions through the personal journeys of 3 musicians - American, Serbian, Roma - whose lives are bound to Balkan brass for very different reasons.
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Archival material includes: "In Studio: Zlatne Uste" sound-check, WNYC / "March 23, 1999 CBS Evening News" reported by Dan Rather / "Serbia Recalls 1999 NATO Attack" March, 24, 2009, RTS News / GUCA 2010 International Competition" Pink TV / "NATO Airstrikes Commence on Yugoslavia" RTE News / "Statement on Kosovo Intervention" March 24, 1999 by President Bill Clinton / "March 24, 1999 ABC World News" reported by Peter Jennings. See more
written & performed by Mitchell Yoshida
, Don Godwin
& Bryan Chang See more