Founded in 1990, Jutta & the Hi-Dukes (tm) tours internationally, bringing worlds of music to everyone, playing an eclectic acoustic blend of Balkan Gypsy, Greek, Scan, French, Klezmer, Dixie tunes, and more. The versatile group has something for every mood, from quiet background tunes for private parties to engaging music for festivals and concerts. When asked, they lead you thru fun, trad circle and line dances. The trio’s instrumentation is Mandolin, Bulgarian Flute, Guitar, and Balkan Percussion with two to three part harmonies. Earwig Music Company released their latest CD. From a duet to five pieces. “…listeners will find it hard to keep from leaping up to dance.”-Round Table
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, French, German, Danish, Swedish, Some Greek And Serbian
Our set lists are composed of traditional songs from many cultures and countries, including: Balkan (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Croatia, Romania, Hungary), Gypsy, Greek, Scandinavia, (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland), France, French Canada, Klezmer and Sephardic, America, Turkey, Italy, Armenia, and more. We can customize our performances in many ways to fit event themes or client interests. We are known for the ways we get audiences directly involved with the music. These include singing, percussion playing, and best of all, leading folks through the simple yet fun dances that fit the music.
Three vocal microphones on boom arm-tripod stands, two to three percussion microphones (ideally one should be geared towards kick drum frequencies), and three D.I. boxes for guitars and a mandolin.
When a band larger than a trio is requested, extra equipment depends upon which instruments are chosen to include.
Tech Sheet / Stage Plot is available upon request.
When band is requested to lead dancing, two wireless microphones and two wireless transmitters for guitars may also be needed.