Tradition Heard – 2.2 – “A Bouzouki Maker’s Lie”

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In our second episode of Tradition Heard in Athens, we visited Panagiotis Kafetzopoulos’s bouzouki workshop in Exarchia. Though we thought we’d learn about the making of the defining instrument of rebetiko’s sound, we were told a beautiful lie instead. Choose the story you like best…

Workshop Address: Ζωοδόχου Πηγής 54 / Zoodochou Pigis 54, Athens, Greece
Song: “Rast Tou Deke” by Jack Gregory Halikias

Captured by Oresti Tsonopoulos and George Tampakakis in April 2011.
Created with the support of Kickstarter and the Schwach family.
Translation by Maria Troulakis.

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Canon T2i / 24-70mm f2.8 / 50mm f1.4 / H4n / Rode VideoMic

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